Meet the Creator
Toiell Washington is an Activist and Co-founder of the community organization Black Boston Inc. During her earlier years, she worked with several non-profits in her city doing domestic, gun, and other violence prevention work along with curriculum development. Washington later attended Salem State University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Sociology. In the midst of a pandemic and civil rights movement, the young CEO decided she wanted to expand her work beyond a local level. After recognizing the difficulties that come with having discussions around race, class, gender, etc.. she decided to create products that helped people start these conversations in a fun, non-traditional way.
"The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house" is a famous quote by American writer, Black feminist, and Civil rights activist Audre Lorde. The social theory suggest that because our differences were used as tools to divide us, we must use those differences to make us stronger. Washington always showed admiration for Lorde, and used her theory as inspiration to create her games.