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The call for equality: How small gestures across the country are leading to big change

In the fight for equality, what might seem like small gestures are making a huge impact.

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People across the country are stepping up to help contribute to racial equality, in big ways and in small. In Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the Bligh family created The Crayon Project to supply multicultural art materials to at first, their local schools, but their movement has garnered international attention. Sa'Mya and Amari Lewis of Overland Park, Kansas, have started A Higher Promise, an organization that provides simplistic yard signs for people to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement as well as educational material.

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Learn more about these small efforts making a big impact in the video above.


Each week, “Field Notes” brings you a handful of stories about how people across the country are educating themselves, speaking out against racism, and finding ways to help the United States get closer to becoming a place that's safe and inclusive for all.