You Did the Feel-Good Social Media Posts, But Now is Time for the Real Work

Chicago, Illinois

It’s been two weeks since #BlackoutTuesday, when everyone posted a black tile on Instagram along with a few words about their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. We wrote about the books we planned to read, our support for the protestors, the organizations we were donating to, the reflection we were doing about our own businesses and employment practices.

In the time since, many of the businesses and people who wrote those posts have...