After we have pledged to fight, we must not forget. We continue to stand in solidarity, demand justice, and fight systemic racism even after our muted time is up.
Some resources we've found useful in understanding racism and how to become a better ally:
FOR OUR WHITE FRIENDS DESIRING TO BE ALLIES By Courtney Ariel - Read Now
75 THINGS WHITE PEOPLE CAN DO FOR RACIAL JUSTICE By Corinne Shutack - Read Now
11 ANTI-RACIST SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS THAT ARE WORTH FOLLOWING By Meg Zukin - Read Now
SYSTEMIC RACISM EXPLAINED - Watch Now
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY - From Emancipation to the Present. Free Yale University Course - Download Materials Now
THE NEW VOTER SUPPRESSION - Read Now
WHITE WASH - SURF DOCUMENTARY is a film exploring the complexity of race in America through the eyes of the ocean. - Watch Trailer Now
AUDRE LORDE, "THE USES OF ANGER: WOMEN RESPONDING TO RACISM" - In June 1981, Audre Lorde gave the keynote presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Storrs, Connecticut. - Read & Reflect
A list of the petitions that still haven't met their goal as of June 13, 2020 - Sign and share! Click Here
Black Visions Collective - Founded in 2017, the Minnesota-based Black Visions Collective is committed to dismantling systems of oppression and violence. The organization’s work is centered on healing and transformative justice principles, and nurturing the state’s emerging Black leadership to lead powerful campaigns.
Black Lives Matter - #BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
Southern Poverty Law Center - Civil rights lawyers Morris Dees and Joseph Levin Jr. founded the SPLC in 1971 to ensure that the promise of the civil rights movement became a reality for all. Since then, they’ve won numerous landmark legal victories on behalf of the exploited, the powerless and the forgotten.
National Bail Fund Network - As donations poured in to help protesters post bail, many resources found themselves overwhelmed by the generosity. For a comprehensive guide to bail funds across the country, as well as those which have kindly requested you send your money elsewhere, check the NBFN, which is updated regularly.
Innocence Project - The Innocence Project, founded in 1992 by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law, exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.