Racial Inequality

A repository of books, podcasts & movies to learn about racial inequality in America

Technology used:

Gatsby
airtable
graphql
tailwinds

Learn how I developed this project

Step 1 - Planning Phase
What problem was I trying to solve
    Let's face it, learning about racial justice can sometimes feel like a daunting task especially if you are not familiar with the issue.
    In this world where our attention is constantly being pulled from one issue to another, it is easy forget that the Black community lives the reality of the racial injustice every day. When a black person is murdered the issue come to the forefront of our minds and there is an uptick in information on social media how learn, help and change the system. However, this focus goes aways as soon as a popular TV show is released on Netflix and all the information/resources are buried.
    The "Racial Inequality" website aims to solve this issue by creating a space where you can find the resources on this topic and view a learning path.
    Step 2 - Project Requirement Phase
    Project Requirements
      In making this website I focused on the following areas:
      • UI/UX considerations: How do I ensure that all the accessibility requirements are met?
      • Security: Making sure that the website is OWASP compliant.
      • Website performance: Ensuring that the loading times are fast and snappy.
      • PWAs: Does this website require Progressive Web Applications features?
      • Data Hydration: Sourcing the correct data and how often should the data be updated
      • SEO and Performance optimization
      Step 3 - Software selection & Testing Phase
      What technology was used
        • Frontend: Gatsby/React
        • CMS: Airtable
        • Deployment and CD/CI: Netlify

            • Performance: ย 74% ๐Ÿ”ถ
            • Accessibility: 89% ๐Ÿ”ถย 
            • Best Practicesย 93% ๐Ÿ’š
            • SEO:98% ๐Ÿ’š
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            โ€œThe heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.โ€
            ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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