May 31, 2020

#blacklivesmatter

Matt Basta @mattbasta

This isn't a milestone so much as an update. As founders, absolutely everyone here has a social and moral imperative to use the platforms that they've created/built/received to support the least privileged folks among us. Silence is implicit support for the status quo, and our status quo is one of racism and oppression.

I added a few lines of HTML to Pinecast's landing page to drive folks to support good causes and to express solidarity for the ongoing national tragedy that we face. Here's all it took:

https://github.com/Pinecast/www/commit/c1e24be3d941dc85d964643d0287fc0b46325247

As some of the most privileged, we MUST be among the most vocal in support of those demanding justice and equality. No amount of churn can justify being on the wrong side of history.

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