Black People Were the Original “Craftivists”

It’s time to reclaim our heritage as makers of things

Trigger warning: this article discusses the 2014 Ferguson protests.

AA few years ago, I took a part-time job at a local yarn store — or “LYS” as they’re known among fiber enthusiasts. I was a competent knitter; a (White) neighbor had taught me years before. But to do my job…