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Black Joy: A healthy conversation about race

A project in Oakland, CA by Bedford Palmer

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This is a book about a little girl who asks her dad about race. They talk about its origins and how her Blackness can be joyful.
Backers: 105
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $6,193 of $4,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Feb 9th (30 days)
Project By: Bedford Palmer
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Latest News

Let's Get More Books To Kids! Stretch Goal #3

February 5th - via:
We are just $10 from meeting Stretch Goal #2! That means we already have provided for an additional 136 Black Joy Hardcover Books to be donated to schools in addition to the original goal! We have less than three days left in this campaign, and I... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 is Done!

February 2nd - via:
In just a few days, we were able to blow past Stretch Goal #1, and we are closing in on Strech Goal #2! That means we already have provided for an additional sixty-seven Black Joy Hardcover Books to be donated to schools! We have less than six days... (Read More)

Stretch Goals! - Let's Donate More Books!

January 30th - via:
Stretch Goals Now that our amazing community of Backers has fully funded the campaign, I would like to announce our Stretch Goals! Based on the rewards that many Backers selected, it is clear that our Backers agree that this book needs to get into... (Read More)

We Did It!!!

January 25th - via:
Greetings All! With fourteen days to go, we have reached the goal of $4000 in Backer pledges! This means that each of our backers will receive the rewards that they signed up for and that Black Joy: A healthy conversation about race will be printed... (Read More)

Over 75% Funded!!!

January 18th - via:
Greetings All, It’s been less than ten days, and we passed the 75% milestone! We are almost to the finish line! Let’s sprint it out! If you have the time and feel extra supportive, please share our campaign on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and... (Read More)

Happy MLK Weekend! We are a 68% funded! What an Incredible Start!

January 15th - via:
Greetings Community, As we begin the MLK weekend, I want to share my gratitude for all of your support. It is humbling to see a whole community helping to facilitate healthy conversations about race and Blackness. It’s been less than a week, and we... (Read More)

#ProjectWeLove & 25% of Goal!

January 12th - via:
We have been featured as a #ProjectWeLove by Kickstarter! This is their way of “highlighting brilliant examples of creativity!” Also we are already at 25% of our goal! Thank you for helping us make it to this milestone! Please spread the word so... (Read More)

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