black lives matter
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no justice,
no peace

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. "

  • Spotify

Black mental health resources

Petitions

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.

International Donation Options

These are the funds already included in the other sections but specifically the ones that accept international payment.

This link includes options for donating to Black-Owned businesses, victims, protestors, and more. 

Your donations will help to advance LDF's efforts to protect voting rights, reform our criminal justice system, achieve education equity, and ensure economic justice for all.

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.

Donate directly to Black Lives Matter to support the movement and the ongoing fight to end state-sanctioned violence, liberate Black people, and end white supremacy forever.

Campaign Zero &

Nix the Six

Campaign Zero encourages policymakers to focus on solutions with the strongest evidence of effectiveness at reducing police violence.

Nix The Six, a project from Campaign Zero, is a data-driven policy solutions to end police violence in America. 

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

The Ultimate

Be a Better Ally Doc

This resource was compiled by Autumn Gupta with Bryanna Wallace’s oversight for the purpose of providing a starting place for individuals trying to become better allies. Broken down into helpful lesson by week, and time requirements.

Read :

The Basics of Black Lives Matter
by: Bernard Meyer
Howard University School of Law
Black Civil Rights
Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community

Watch : 

13th Documentary,
Ava DuVerny

Available on Netflix or watch the full film for free through YouTube by following the button below. 
King in the Wilderness
Peter Kunhardt

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

 

More Resources and Reading
Resources to Support Black Lives by Action for the Climate Emergency 
So you want to talk about race FREE audiobook  

infographics to download or share