We stand with you. #BlackLivesMatter
We believe we all deserve to live in a world which is safe and inclusive for all. We will be using our platforms to get our voices heard and to stand with our Black communities. we want to bring justice through awareness, through learning and through action. We stand with you. Please stand with us.
Here we have collated a list of useful links, reading, petitions and more to help stand with our Black communities. During these times, education is critical, in order to help we must understand the black history, systemic racism, racial brutality and much more. It will not stop until we make a stand.
We must educate ourselves, share with friends, share with families, stand up for what is right. Make a change today to bring justice and a better future for black lives, for our friends, our families, our communities.
“In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.” – Angela Y Davis.
Books to read
- Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race. – Reni Eddo-Lodge.
- Brit-ish. – Afua Hirsch.
- Natives. – Akala.
- Me And White Supremacy. – Layla F. Saad.
- Don’t Touch My Hair. – Emma Dabiri.
- How To Be Anti-Racist. – Ibram X. Kendi.
- Girl, Woman, Other. – Bernadine Evaristo.
- Queenie. – Candice E Fox Carty-Williams.
- An American Marriage. – Tayari Jones.
- Americanah. – Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie.
Books for children to read
- The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcom X. – Malcolm Little
- Let It Shine, Stories Of Black Women Freedom Fighters. – Andrea Davis Pinkney.
- My Family Divided. – Diane Guerrero.
- Happy In Our Skin. – Fran Manushkin.
- Voice Of Freedom Fannie Lou Hamer. – Carole Boston Weatherford.
- Little Leaders, Blod Women In Black History. – Vashti Harrsion.
- Separate Is Never Equal, Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight For Desegregation. – Duncan Tonatiuh.
- Something Happened In Our Town. – Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard.
Blacklivesmatter.carrd.co educational resources https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#educate
Including resources such as:
- 75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice.
- Black History Google Doc.
- Lesson Plan On Being An Ally.
- Anti-Racism For Beginners.
- Education Resources.
Blacklivesmatter.carrd.co Petitions to sign https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#petitions
Including petitions such as:
- Raise The Degree.
- George Floyd.
- Breonna Taylor.
- Ahmaud Arbery.
- Pass The Georgia Hate Crime.
- Regis Korchinski.
- Tony McDade.
- Joado Perdro.
- Julius Jones.
- Belly Mujinga.
And MUCH more.
Other useful links can be found here including more petitions, links to donate, and education:
Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms provide valuable, insightful, real life scenarios to read. We must education ourselves and act now.
Together we stand to make a change.