Centering Blackness in Fabric Design, “Fabric That Starts a Conversation”

Visit Finer Fabrics between 9/17 and 10/8 to preorder the African Inspired knit fabric collection: https://queenorascloset.com/collections/finer-fabrics-by-queenora

Additional References:

Queenora was inspired by TipStitched to start sewing https://tipstitched.com/

Capitol Chic Designs is an example of black women creatives choosing to center themselves in their own experience rather than center whiteness. https://capitolchicdesigns.com/

On the first episode of The Tamron Hall Show, Tamron talked about the challenges she faced as a black woman in daytime TV, specifically the concern that white women would not watch a black woman in the daytime slot. https://www.glamour.com/story/tamron-hall-interview

Suggestions for further inquiry.

Why are maternal outcomes are comparatively dire for Black women in the US? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1595019/

Juneteenth. https://www.juneteenth.com/index.html

White fragility. — If you don’t know what this is, now is a great time to Google.

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