Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is an Editor-at-Large and Deputy Editor at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah. A regular on Grit Daily Live!'s event circuit, you can catch her interviewing global shapers at Grit Daily's Park City Summit each year.

How To Protest Safely

After the Black Lives Matter protests in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 resulted in the mysterious deaths of several frontline figures in the events, many are being warned to protest safely in order to avoid potential danger or arrest later on. We don’t want you to be arrested or physically hurt because you chose to exercise your right to protest peacefully, so here are some tips to protesting safely and caring for common injuries as a result of protesting in the United States. Make privacy...

In Defense Of Snapchat During Historical Events

This week’s riots in Minneapolis, Minnesota will go down in history as a pivotal moment in the Black Lives Matter movement, but how these riots are canonized in U.S. history remains in question. It is no secret that history books have long forgotten the bloody history of racial inequality in America, from the the colonization of the land that is now the United States to the details of the L.A Riots that have been condensed into school history books for brevity, America’s problem of...

5 Books About Race Every White Person Should Read Right Now

Feeling fed up and hopeless about how you can help black communities in the United States? Me too. I’m white and I live in a community that is largely unaffected by the perils of police brutality, but that doesn’t mean that I am exempt from having to hold myself and my people accountable to their own roles in how deep racism is engrained in our everyday lives. By reading books about race and how racism is deeply engrained in American culture, we can further knock down its future in...

Orlando Theme Parks Poised To Open For The Summer

The question of whether or not it will be safe to open the theme parks in the Orlando area remains unanswered, even as those theme parks announce that they’ll be opening their gates once again. Companies like Sea World, Universal, and The Walt Disney Company announced this week that they’ll be opening up once again after a record ten weeks of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Universal Orlando will be the first to open its doors on June 5th, revealing that it has the...

Younique Is Having A Sale On Your Favorite Products

Younique, the multi-level marketing cosmetics company that aims to empower women by giving them opportunities to be their own boss is having a sale on its products. The sale offers 15% off of your total for every $80 you spend on the product (the discount is added in-cart). Where you make even more, though, is by signing up to sell the product yourself. Below we’ve found a handful of our favorite products from Younique. Moodstruck Epic 4D One-Step Fiber Mascara – $29 This mascara...

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