AnnieCannons stands in solidarity with Black communities.

We spent the past week talking amongst ourselves and reflecting on recent events in the United States.  Below is a personal essay written by AnnieCannons’ Director of Product, Grace McCants, followed by a snapshot of AnnieCannons’ community members’ reflections. We’re also working on an action plan of short- and long-term changes AnnieCannons can make internally and promote externally to combat racism and racial violence.   It took a long time (and wine) for me to figure out what I wanted to say publicly at this moment. The best I could think of was to talk for a moment about how I feel. And maybe a bit about how I got here. The act of writing it all down was a cathartic and ultimately helpful exercise. Thank you all in advance for reading.  How do I feel? I feel like shit. I feel hopeless, angry, and scared at the world. I feel disappointed. And I feel sad. I feel like the little cup that holds my ability to deal with it all is full and I can’t handle much more. In these moments, therapists have told me I am what they call “OVERWHELMED.” Jokes aside, this is not a new feeling at …