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Throwback: Shelby's Digital Calendar for Black History Month
Back in February, Shelby made a digital calendar to celebrate Tallahassee's Black history. Check it out!
With the election almost a week away, I would like to reintroduce myself and share some of the work I’ve done on and off the campaign trail. Let’s start with my last art/coding project before I filed back in March — a digital calendar to celebrate Black History Month.
I decided to make a digital calendar to publicly share and organize local stories I’ve heard about Tallahassee while living here. On the dedication page (day 1), I write: “this calendar is a celebration of Black life, but also of Black pain, Black joy, and Black devotion. I focused on Tallahassee because it's my second hometown. It's the city that raised me; challenged me; and shaped me into the woman I am today.”
Below is Day 20:
(read the rest here.)
We’re still fighting for the same issues Rev. King Solomon Dupont attempted to advance back in the 50s. In a city that suffers from high economic and residential segregation, we have to be honest about what progress looks like and who’s been able to achieve it.
I’m running for Tallahassee City Commission Seat 5 to advance Tallahassee is an equitable way, where everyone has access to opportunity and stability. The election is just 8 days away. Help us get out the vote to move Tallahassee forward:
Hi, my name is Shelby Green. I’m running for Tallahassee City Commission to restore public trust and power to the people. Please consider voting for me by August 23rd and supporting the campaign by:
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