All female band, The Aces kicked off their “Let’s Do Better” Digital Tour this week. The “Let’s Do Better” Digital Tour was created by The Aces to continue the conversation around anti-racism and social justice. The four-day long tour began on Monday and airs daily on The Aces’ Instagram Live. Each day will feature a different guest speaker join to cover topics such as Equality, Reform, and Mental Health.
On Monday, Cristal spoke with David Johns, the Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition about Empowering the Black LGBTQ+ Community. The National Black Justice Coalition is the only civil rights organization on the intersection of racial justice and LGBTQ+ community, they work to highlight the realities of the black LGBTQ+ community and shift policy and practice. They discussed discrimination based on sexual orientation and how the Equality Act can help, sexuality and religion and how to coexist despite having different views and experiences, and education in black communities.
Watch Cristal speak with David Johns (Executive Director, The National Black Justice Coalition) here.
Yesterday’s discussion covered the topic of Justice Reform with Jordan Siev, Partner at Reed Smith Law Firm. During this session, they discussed disparities in the criminal justice system between white people and people of color, the need for criminal justice reform as well as diversity in the criminal justice system, Meek Mill’s case, the creating of the Reform Alliance, and peaceful protesting.
Watch Katie speak with Jordan Siev (Partner, Reed Smith) here.
The “Let’s Do Better” Digital Tour continues today, June 24th, at 12:00 PM PT with Dr. Jess Clemmons, board-certified Psychiatrist to discuss Mental Health and concludes on Thursday, June 25th, at 1:00 PM PT with Jessica Jackson, Chief Advocacy Officer at the Reform Alliance to talk about Prison Reform. Tune in on The Aces’ Instagram live. Also, be sure to check out their sophomore album, Under My Influence, dropping on July 17th.
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