Black Lives matter

Black visions collective 

  • A black, trans, & queer-led organization that is committed to dismantling systems of oppression & violence, & shifting the public narrative to create transformative long-term change. 

Minnesota freedom fund

  • Community-based nonprofit that pays criminal bail & immigration bonds for individuals who have been arrested while protesting police brutality

 

Reclaim the block

  • A coalition that advocates for & invests in community-led safety initiatives in Minneapolis neighborhoods

Campaign zero

  • Online platform & organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America 

Unicorn riot

  • A non-profit organization that is dedicated to exposing root caused of dynamic Social & environmental issues

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visions 

collective

Still Processing

  • A New York Times culture podcast with Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morrison

 

Seeing White

  • A Scene on the Radio podcast

 

Code Switch

  • An NPR podcast tackling race from all angles

 

Jemele Hill is Unbothered

  • A podcast with award-winning journalist Jemele Hill

 

Hear To Slay

  • “the black feminist podcast of your dreams,” with Roxane Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom

Black like Me 

  • Dr. Alex Gee talks through Kyle Korver’s journey to publicly address the white privilege and racism in himself and professional basketball. This deeply honest and vulnerable conversation will be helpful for those that are seeking to be allies. 

“Of Course There Are Protests. The State Is Failing Black People,” by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor for the New York Times

 

“This Is How Loved Ones Want Us To Remember George Floyd,” by Alisha Ebrahimji for CNN.

 

The New York Times Magazine’s award-winning The 1619 Project is as important as ever. Take some time to read (or re-read) the entire thing, particularly this essay by Nikole Hannah-Jones

 

“You shouldn’t need a Harvard degree to survive birdwatching while black,” by Samuel Getachew, a 17-year-old and the 2019 Oakland youth poet laureate, for the Washington Post

 

“It’s exhausting. How many hashtags will it take for all of America to see Black people as more than their skin color?” by Rita Omokha for Elle

• BLM #DefundThePolice Petition

• Raise The Degree – Change.org 

• Mandatory Life Sentence for Police Brutality – Change.org

• Sign the Tallahassee Dream Defenders’ Petition for Tony McDade

• Text “JUSTICE” to 668366 to sign MoveOn’s petition for George Floyd or sign here

• Sign Color of Change’s Petition for George Floyd

• Text “ENOUGH” to 55156 or sign this petition to demand justice for Breonna Taylor

• Hand’s Up Act to punish police for shooting unarmed citizens

• NAACP #WeAreDoneDying Petition

• Justice for Belly Mujinga

• Justice for João Pedro

• Sign the Movement for Black Lives’ petition to push elected officials to fight against the militarization in communities of color

• Use this template to contact your representative and push them to consider changing police training to decrease police brutality

• Email NYC Mayor de Blasio here

  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix

  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent

  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent

  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix

  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent

  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy

  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu

  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent

  • King In The Wilderness  — HBO

  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix

  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent

  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent

  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax

  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix

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