When we created this project, we had three layers in mind: the individual wearing the shirt, the orgs making the shirts (us designing/distributing, as well as the printers and textile manufacturers), and the orgs the profits would support (initially, the ACLU and hues). Our goal was that all three layers would work symbiotically to enact justice.
We believe that individuals and organizations choose how they show up: you can show up for justice, or allow injustice to proliferate in your absence.
Since launching this project, the ACLU has taken several steps in a direction we cannot support. Most recently, their decisions to represent Milo Yiannopoulos in a free speech lawsuit and to defend white nationalist protestors were the final two-punch combo that knocked us our of their corner.
Continue reading We’re Ceasing Support for the ACLU, and throwing our hat in for The Southern Poverty Law Center