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Kristina Brown is a social epidemiologist by training with a specialty in the identification and assessment of disparities (race and gender). Principally oriented in Black revolutionary struggle, Kristina is fascinated by the utility of spirit, culture and communications to define and cultivate a revolutionary agenda.
Invested in applying her skills and empowering her community, she is the co-founder and executive director of Counter Balance: ATX. Counter Balance: ATX is a grassroots non-profit organization purposed to improving the quality of life of women of the global majority and impoverished women, by reimagining Black women's relationship to themselves and the world that impacts them.
Most recently, Kristina co-founded 400+1; the world's first Black cooperative federation and Counter Balance's parent organization, to build economic and political power across the Diaspora. It is her hope that this framework will be the vehicle for mass movement and result in propelling Black folx to a world unimaginable, beyond survival.
Kristina is currently exploring how sensory-based experiences can improve the health of the Diasporic consciousness. This includes information about what we are naming as healing habits that result in a holistic resistance to the impacts of racialized oppression.
curator | movement analyist | creative
Minister of Ideological & Organizational Cohesion
What I am watching:
What I am listening to:
Game of Thrones
Us | Jordan Peele
The Racial Politics of Time | Brittney Cooper
Power of Vulnerability | Brene Brown
Fresh Air | Melii
Toast | Koffee
Con Todo El Mundo | Khruangbin
what i am reading:
This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America| Morgan Jerkins
Heavy: An American Memoir | Kiese Laymon
The Colonizer and the Colonized | Albert Memmi
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