Why BLM Resonates Charity Zine
'Why Black Lives Matter Resonates With Black People All Over The World (An Open Letter to Australians)' is a comic created by Claudia Chinyere Akole, originally published digitally on Going Down Swinging in August 2020.
The comic is an exploration of global Black Solidarity that compares ongoing Bla(c)k Civil Rights movements in the USA and Australia.
This self-published print publication is a charity zine!
60% of profits will be split into donations for:
– Aboriginal Legal Service (AU: NSW/ACT)
– Split donation to 71 US-based bail funds, mutual aid funds, and activist organizations via ActBlue (USA)
This zine is 52 pages, digitally colour printed on 150gsm matte art white paper stock. Cover is printed on 250gsm paper stock with gloss celloglazing.
Shipping Australia: $9 AUD
Shipping New Zealand: $20 AUD
Shipping International: $20 AUD
(If you check out multiple items you'll only be charged shipping once)
UPDATE: First bulk donations made on 25 September 2020
Charity Zine Sales $2189.92 AUD, Donation Match from Claudia Chinyere Akole: $544.99 AUD, Totalling $2800 AUD
– $1400 AUD donated to Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)
– $1400 AUD ($942.76 USD) donated to bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice orgs (USA)
*Both Domestic and International orders will be posted via AusPost Standard Parcel Post (with tracking)
**International shipping has increased in cost and may experience delays due to COVID-19. See 'Shipping & Returns' for more info.
I really wish I could lower the shipping price but calculating most countries was min $24-$28, and ya gal can't suck up the difference more than this :^(