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Gifts That Support BIPOC Communities & Founders in BK.


Illustration of a plant in a blue-purple bowl with broad green leaves and pink veins.

BY LAUREN WONG
 

STRATEGY DIRECTOR AT CHARACTER & FORMER GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS LEAD AT WOMEN IN INNOVATION.

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Photo of Luaren Wong in a blooming garden wearing sunglasses and holding a drink in one hand.

A donation to Bed Stuy Strong, a mutual aid community fund that supports a historic and largely BIPOC neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Anything from Ethel’s Club Shop, a curated marketplace for and by talented BIPOC creators and artists.

Brilliant nonfiction from BIPOC women authors, like Black Futures (Jenna Wortham, Kimberly Drew), Minor Feelings (Cathy Park Hong), Big Friendship (Aminatou Sow, Ann Friedman), All We Can Save (Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katherine Keeble Wilkinson).

A houseplant from Natty Garden, a black-owned plant store with amazing variety in Brooklyn.

Doughnuts from Fan-Fan Doughnuts, a delicious new local doughnut shop in Brooklyn.


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