Structural racism affects every part of the economic system. It affects bootstrappers too! It defines:
Right now, in cities across America, people are protesting systemic violence and oppression against Black people.
We (Jon and Justin) are waking up to how complicit we are in the system. We're seeing our privilege. We're humbled and motivated by the words of Dr. Erin Thomas:"You can directly impact the extent to which your organization counters historical inequity, inequality & injustice."
The bootstrapping, SaaS, and startup ecosystems need to wrestle with these issues."How can you help? By working to dismantle a system of racism from which you reap the benefits. If you are not working to do that then you don’t actually want to help." – Kristina Daniels
Instead of Patreon shout outs, we're shouting out these causes:
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Things to read, listen to, and watch:
This podcast was recorded on June 4, 2020.
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