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Black Lives Matter: A Running List of Resources

Anti-racist reading recommendations, organizations to support, and more ways to help the fight against racism.

We stand in solidarity in the fight against systemic racism. Below is a running list of resources including anti-racist reading recommendations, organizations to support, petitions to sign, and voices to pay attention to. We welcome feedback and additional suggestions at bonjour@mmlafleur.com. Last updated on June 29, 2020.


Sign

Learn

  • This database lays out the facts about police brutality.
  • This study shows how use of force policies can help end police violence. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a downloadable use of force policy model to send your representatives.
  • This Q&A we conducted with Paula Edgar outlines ways to support your black colleagues now, and always.
  • This website explains the history of Juneteenth and why it’s so important that all Americans celebrate it—and provides resources for taking action.
  • This article offers further reading on the historical significance of Juneteenth.
  • This daily newsletter provides concrete tips on fighting systemic racism.

Read

Listen / Watch

Support

  • Buy From a Black Woman, an organization that empowers, educates, and inspires Black women business owners and the people who support them.
  • BLK + GRN, a one-stop-shop for all-natural products by Black artisans.
  • Black Art in America, a media company that documents, preserves, and promotes the contributions of the African American arts community.
  • Black-Owned Brooklyn, a digital publication spotlighting Black-owned, Brooklyn-based businesses and the people behind them.

Follow

More Helpful Roundups

  • This article highlighting a range of local organizations to donate to in every city.
  • This comprehensive list of anti-racism books from Jane Mount.
  • This guide from Sarah Sophie Flicker on anti-racism educational resources for white people and parents.
  • This round-up from Alexander Hodge of organizations to support and resources to learn from, focused on how Asian Americans can show up for the Black community right now.
  • This guide on to how to protest safely from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
  • This running log of anti-racism resources.
  • This list of things white people can do for racial justice.
  • This list of therapy resources for people of color.
  • This website, which compiles mental-health resources for Black Americans.
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