At Cracking the Code, we believe that persistent inequality affecting communities of color in this country is systemic, owing to racism both explicit and implicit, even 150 years after the abolition of slavery. We wanted to make a donation in support of the Black Lives Matter protests, but many of the most prominent charities and bail funds are flush with cash, and some are no longer accepting donations. Not a bad thing!
So we decided to go the other way, and see if we can get some cash into the hands of families of color who need it most right now. So for the week starting on Juneteenth, or Friday June 19th, we’ll be donating all revenue from our store to GiveDirectly, a very cool online platform that facilitates electronic cash payments directly to needy individuals.Read More