Introducing April Kae to We Speak!
In some ways, this is a strange time for me to join We Speak, in other ways it’s the perfect time. In an industry re-re-re-waking up to the importance of centering Black, queer people, I’m honored to walk arm-in-arm with We Speak as we push for change. And COVID-19 has made all the more clear the far reaching effects of injustice, and the importance of sustained and targeted action.
Here are some fun facts about me:
1️⃣ I play guitar, bass, sing, and compose and produce music.
2️⃣ I have a vocal booth and recording studio in my bedroom.
4️⃣ @loveimanigold is also an art collective and we have a social justice blog (imanigold.com/blog).
5️⃣ I don’t shave my armpits.
6️⃣ I moved to New York to work on Wall Street. (I’m not in finance anymore, though.)
7️⃣ I care a lot about mental health.
8️⃣ I’m working on a master's in social work.
9️⃣ I’m a public speaker on topics including mental-health, creativity, and social justice.
🔟 I’ve recently started shooting self-portraits, and am enjoying the exploration of self-love and body confidence.