black lives matter
It's 2021, we shouldn't have to keep yelling:
BLACK LIVES MATTER.
The unjust killing of Black individuals must end. It's time to tear down the system and build a new, equal system for all.
We won't stop until we see an end to oppression and systemic racism.
Check out this Spotify playlist
" We'll rest when we're free. "
Black mental health resources
The Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Help in the fight
The Breathe Act
This visionary bill divests our taxpayer dollars from brutal and discriminatory policing and invests in a new vision of public safety—a vision that answers the call to defund the police and allows all communities to finally BREATHE free.
BLM'S 7 Demands
BLM has a list of demands they are fighting to be met.
We need as many voices behind this as possible so we can see positive change and progress in the fight for social justice and equality.
Follow below to read them and co-sigh your in support.
donate TO A FOUNDATION OR CHARITY
Black Lives Matter Survival Fund
BLMGNF and BLM Grassroots designed the BLM Survival Fund to support Black people and their families facing economic hardship during the pandemic by giving them cash as a means of support to keep them in their homes, keep food on the table, and ultimately provide a little breathing room in their lives.
Mutual Aid Networks
Mutual Aid Networks are autonomous, self-‐help organizations controlled by their members. If they enter into agreements with other organizations, including governments, or raise capital from external sources, they do so on terms that ensure democratic control by their members and maintain their cooperative autonomy.
The National Black Disability Coalition (NBC) is a response to the need for Blacks with Disabilities in America to organize around issues of mutual concern and use our collective strength to address disability issues with an emphasis on people who live in poverty.
The Marshall Project is a 501(c)(3) organization. Their journalism establishes facts, exposes failures and examines solutions for a criminal justice system in crisis.
They've established The Know Your Rights Camp COVID-19 Relief Fund to help address the needs of Black and Brown communities disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Your charitable donation will help address food, shelter relief, education, PPE, and incarcerated populations.
Support Black Owned Businesses
Official Black Wall Street
The largest app & digital platform connecting consumers to Black-owned businesses. Search & discover thousands of Black-owned businesses near you from pharmacies to restaurants. Browse through high quality listings featuring reviews, images, directions, special offers, and more.
The Black Parade Route
A directory of Black Owned Businesses compiled on Beyoncé's website. Search through endless businesses to shop with and support.
be a better ally
“Your Body Being Used” CodeSwitch Podcast from NPR
“When Civility is Used as a Cudgel Against People of Color” CodeSwitch Podcast NPR
“When Calling the Po-Po is a No-No” CodeSwitch NPR
Available on Netflix or watch the full film for free through YouTube by following the button below.
King in the Wilderness
Available through HBO GO and Hulu, or watch free through YouTube by following the button below.
How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion, TED Talk
Watch for free through YouTube by following the button below.
Movies and Documentaries to watch
Netflix: Strong Black Lead
Netflix: Black Lives Matter Collection
Hulu: Black Stories
Disney +: Celebrate Black Stories
Amazon Prime Video: Black History Hardship and Hope