Bakers Against Racism Aims To Fight Injustice With The Power Of Food

Thousands of professional and home bakers around the world are participating in virtual bake sales to benefit charities that support the lives of Black people.
Across the world, bakers are selling treats to profit charities that support Black lives. Home baker Liz Rosado created these cookies as part of an announcement that she was participating in the event. Source: Courtesy of Liz Rosado

With whisks in hand, bakers across the world went into their kitchens this week with the same goal: to fight racism.

They were preparing for their virtual bake sales as part of the Bakers Against Racism movement that was founded by three Washington, D.C., chefs. What started with a goal of 80 participants now has thousands of professional and home bakers raising money for organizations that support Black lives.

Pastry chef Willa Pelini was inspired to create the event

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