Ishmail (@talkyo_ish) joins the Happy Hour(s) IG LIVE Conversation as a special guest to share how important it is to organize and mobilize at a level that works for you to support #blacklivesmatter.  Influenced by Chief Executive Officer of the Milan-based label Off-White Virgil Abloh (@virgilabloh’s) ‘Match My Energy’ social media post, Ish, and his online community has already raised over $4K that will be donated to #blacklivesmatter organizations. Inspiring! As a Sierra Leonean immigrant, Ishmail is committed to created positive dialogue that helps to bridge the gap of culture and understanding between everyone, regardless of background or ethnicity and is available on Twitter to join conversations and help dispel myths about cultural topics he is versed in, like Africans perceptions of African-Americans. Connect with Ishmail on social media at TALKYO_ISH.

The first part though… a reflection on a real-life example of how White Privilege showed up in my life…

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