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You’re Not Diversifying, You’re Tokenizing: A Message to The Bike Industry The Desperate Need for Authentic Equity in The Bicycle Industry & Why the Bicycling Industry May Never Be Truly Inclusive Inclusion as a Marketing Tactic When companies try to reach out to marginalized communities, what does inclusivity really mean? Over... Continue Reading →
Kittie Knox, Eartha Kitt, Dominique Daniels, Beyonce, Major Taylor, Nichelle Nichols, Ayesha McGowan, 25th Infantry Bicycle Corp
Original Post - http://www.colorlines.com/content/nola-africatown-black-bike-enthusiasts-dream-trek Skip to main content Published by From NOLA to AfricaTown, a Black Bike Enthusiast's Dream Trek To celebrate the self-determination of the Black South, women-owned adventure company Black Freedom Outfitters led a three-day journey from New Orleans to AfricaTown, Alabama. Ride along. I'm Paris Hatcher, a Black queer feminist organizer, strategist—and bike magician. I co-created... Continue Reading →
http://www.bikeleague.org/content/profile-leadership-ayesha-mcgowan Share This November 23, 2015 Profile in Leadership: Ayesha McGowan Women Bike by Carolyn Szczepanski This story by Ayesha McGowan first appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of the League's magazine, American Bicyclist. A few years ago I was with a group of friends who decided it would be a great idea to participate... Continue Reading →