As I Build, I Will Not Use the Master’s Tools (w/ Brittany Janay)

This week, Brittany Janay offers a loving note of accountability, a remembering of the words of Audre Lorde, “the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.” She encourages us to reflect on the ways in which we have internalized white supremacy and colonialism, and reproduced them in our own spaces and work. Brittany reminds us that liberation can only be realized when all Black people are free, and challenges us to reconsider what we’re really “building” if that ain’t the goal. 

Watch Amber J. Phillip’s video unpacking colorism.

Read Audre Lorde’s essay, “The Master’s Tools Will Not Dismantle the Master’s House.”

Check out the Liberated Love Notes IG page.

You can connect with Brittany on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

Check out her personal website.

Learn more about Liberated Love Notes.

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