FOR THE FIGHT
AGAINST RACISM, POLICE BRUTALITY, INEQUALITY AND INJUSTICE
INFORMATION AND INSPIRATION
TOO MANY BLACK LIVES ARE CUT SHORT. TOO MANY BLACK COMMUNITIES LEFT DEVASTATED BY THE EFFECTS OF SYSTEMIC RACISM, POLICE BRUTALITY AND RACIAL INJUSTICES. AS WE CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR MORE WAYS TO ACTIVELY CONTRIBUTE TO CHANGE, WE LOOK TO THOSE WHO ARE ALREADY DOING IT RIGHT. THIS LINK SITE WAS CREATED OUT OF WANTING TO SHARE HELPFUL PLATFORMS OF INFORMATION AND INSPIRATION PROGRESSIVE IN KEEPING MOMENTUM AND PROGRESS MOVING FORWARD IN THIS FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND EQUALITY. WE HOPE YOU FIND THIS TO BE USEFUL IN YOUR FIGHT FOR WHAT'S RIGHT.
MUCH LOVE AND GRATITUDE TO EVERY INDIVIDUAL TAKING TO THE STREETS OF YOUR COMMUNITIES MARCHING PEACEFULLY, LETTING YOUR VOICES BE HEARD - FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE AND EQUALITY
STAY SAFE - KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
Information provided by: aclu.org
Support the protesters who are risking their freedom and well-being on the front lines of these protests pushing for justice and equality. Support those in your community by donating to your LOCAL BAIL FUND. communityjusticeexchange.org provides a helpful directory that makes it easy to support where and when you can.
STAY INVOLVED - STAY INFORMED
PLATFORMS THAT CAN ASSIST WITH STAYING INFORMED AND ACTIVE IN THIS ONGOING FIGHT AGAINST SYSTEMIC RACISM, INJUSTICE AND INEQUALITY
BLACK LIVES MATTER
"Black Lives matter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer. The foundation is a global organization whose mission is to eradicate white surpremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes" -BlackLivesMatter.com
"Change.org is a global petition website that helps mobilize supporters and works with decision makers to drive solutions" -Change.org
OFFICIAL BLACK WALL STREET
"Official Black Wall Street is the largest app and digital platform helping consumers find, review and support Black-owned businesses."
"Campaign Zero is a project of the non-profit organization WeTheProtesters. Funds donated to campaign Zero support the analysis of policing practices across the country, research to identify effective solutions to end police violence"
"Until Freedom is an intersecctional social jsutice organization rooted in the leadership of diverse people of color to address systemic and racial injustice." -UntilFreedom.org
"The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race." -NAACP.org
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
"The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union - beyond one person, party, or side. Our mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees" -ACLU.org
8 CAN'T WAIT
"8CANTWAIT is a campaign to bring immediate change to police departments introducing policies that can reduce killings by police and save lives" -8cantwait.org
GRASSROOTS LAW PROJECT
"Police brutality and mass incarceration are deeply entrenched systems that took hundreds of years and millions of laws and policies to create. Dismantling them and replacing them with something imaginative and redemptive will be the work of our lives" -grassrootslaw.org
"Closing the racial wealth gap isn’t a simple fix. But many experts say education and financial literacy can help. This article identifies the impact this knowledge gap has on the African American community and how Black educators and financial advisors are working to close it."
RAISE YOUR CREATIVE VOICE
LET THOUGHTS OF OUR PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE SPEAK LOUDLY THROUGH YOUR CREATIVITY
HASHTAG #BLACKARTMATTERS #SEETHROUGHOURHUES TO BE FEATURED