As you're probably aware, it's Black History Month. It’s a good time to pause, reflect, honor, and celebrate Black American culture. The past year has given us a lot to think about in regard to ways we can all grow. As we continue through this month and beyond, here are some of the things we are doing to learn and support the Black community.
What We're Watching
One Night in Miami
This is Regina King's directorial debut. Inspired by a true story, 'One Night In Miami' brings together Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke, around debates regarding the civil rights movement. Watch the movie.
What We're Reading
The Motherlode: 100+ Women Who Made Hip-Hop
Author and journalist Clover Hope gives female lyricists their long awaited dues. With stories about Lil' Kim, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill and Lisa (Left Eye) Lopes this book highlights the contribution these powerful women have made to the music world. Read the book.
What We're Buying
Business ownership has provided generations of Black Americans the opportunity to provide for their families, lift up their communities, and follow their passions. Unfortunately this pandemic jeopardizes the momentum, rolling back decades of progress. Find Black-owned businesses near you.
What We're Doing
If you're looking to learn and grow within a fast-paced environment, well you're in luck! The Toast Executive mentorship program has officially launched and we're hiring! Apply for a chance to work with us.