Anti-Racism Resources

Articles and Toolkits:

 

7 Things for White People to Commit to Right Now to Protect Black Lives from the Police (including donation links) - https://www.autostraddle.com/this-is-on-us-7-things-for-white-people-to-commit-to-right-now-to-protect-black-lives-from-the-police/

 

5 Ways White People Can Take Action in Response to White and State-Sanctioned Violence (from SURJ) - https://medium.com/@surj_action/5-ways-white-people-can-take-action-in-response-to-white-and-state-sanctioned-violence-2bb907ba5277

 

For our White Friends Desiring to be Allies (from Sojourners) - https://sojo.net/articles/our-white-friends-desiring-be-allies?fbclid=IwAR3ZQTQT_SbpWiAgsgMyOoJC6XwXTQzF7jMZXobb3zsCmqQzFpE36FxOne8

 

10 Simple Ways White People Can Step Up to Fight Everyday Racism - https://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/non-racist-white-person/?utm_content=buffer92b7c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice - https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

 

100 Race-Conscious Things You Can Say to Your Child to Advance Racial Justice - http://www.raceconscious.org/2016/06/100-race-conscious-things-to-say-to-your-child-to-advance-racial-justice/

 

What We Can Do about Police Brutality & Racism in and out of the Classroom - https://blog.commoncurriculum.com/a-call-for-help-

 

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Teachers Must Hold Themselves Accountable for Dismantling Racial Oppression - https://educationpost.org/teachers-must-hold-themselves-accountable-for-dismantling-racial-oppression/

 

Obama’s Advocacy Toolkit (PDF) - obama.org/policing-civil-rights-org-toolkit

 

Obama’s Anguish and Action (compilation of resources) - obama.org/anguish-and-action

 

Huge Compilation of Resources (Books, Podcasts, Articles, Videos, and Black orgs) for White People and Parents - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/mobilebasic

 

10 Documentaries To Watch About Race Instead Of Asking A Person Of Colour To Explain Things For You - https://www.docplay.com/articles/10-documentaries-to-watch-about-race-instead-of-asking-a-person-of-colour-to-explain-things-for-you/

 

Article: A Timeline of Events That Led to the 2020 'Fed Up’-rising (from The Root) - https://www.theroot.com/a-timeline-of-events-that-led-to-the-2020-fed-up-rising-1843780800

 

Article: Don't Understand the Protests? What You’re Seeing is People Pushed to the Edge - https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-05-30/dont-understand-the-protests-what-youre-seeing-is-people-pushed-to-the-edge?_amp=true&__twitter_impression=true

 

Article: How to respond to ‘riots never solve anything!’ - https://soletstalkabout.com/2020/05/28/how-to-respond-to-riots-never-solve-anything/?fbclid=IwAR16Jd8Nyf45tiCPMSj4o5YN8Jd1BY7wMpeRQE3YMYOSo-2CdxkFICdpRp4

 

Article: My White Friend Asked Me on Facebook to Explain White Privilege. I Decided to Be Honest - https://www.yesmagazine.org/opinion/2017/09/08/my-white-friend-asked-me-on-facebook-to-explain-white-privilege-i-decided-to-be-honest/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=YTW_20200529&utm_content=YTW_20200529+CID_6120cd107123021c357c12f067485cf7&utm_source=CM&utm_term=My+White+Friend+Asked+Me+on+Facebook+to+Explain+White+Privilege+I+Decided+to+Be+Honest

 

Article: Weaponizing White Women’s Tears - https://www.awesomelyluvvie.com/2018/04/weaponizing-white-women-tears.html

 

Donation links:

 

George Floyd Memorial Fund (to help his family in their time of grief and loss) - https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd

 

Minnesota Freedom Fund (to help bail protesters out of jail and supply those on the ground) - https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/

 

Black Visions Collective (to support transformative justice in Minnesota) - https://secure.everyaction.com/4omQDAR0oUiUagTu0EG-Ig2

 

Movement for Black Lives (to support rapid response efforts in the black community) - https://secure.actblue.com/donate/movement-4-

 

Showing Up for Racial Justice (to support racial justice efforts) - https://secure.actblue.com/donate/surj

 

Reclaim the Block (to support community needs in Minneapolis) - https://secure.everyaction.com/zae4prEeKESHBy0MKXTIcQ2

 

Other suggested organizations to support (from Reclaim the Block) - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yLWGTQIe3967hdc9RSxBq5s6KKZHe-3_mWp5oemd7OA/preview?pru=AAABcpUiX3k%2AY6Q4I6UBtkH3lLz9GVLg0A

 

Northstar health (to support street medics for protester care) - https://northstarhealth.wordpress.com/donate/

 


List of Black-Led Organizations - https://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/black-led-organizations.html

 


Black teachers/organizations to follow: 

@Rachel.cargle

@laylafsaad 

@shaunking

@ohhappydani

@ava

@theconsciouskid

@ijeomaoluo

@ibramxk

@dr.yusefsalaam

@ronejae

@amandlastenberg

@ihartericka

@rachel.cargle

@traceeellisross

@chasinggarza

@sincerely.lettie

@blklivesmatter

@blackvisionscollective

@blackyouthproject

@wearepushblack

@yourrightscamp

@grassrootslaw

@culturestrike

@nyjusticeleague

@poorpeoplescampaign

@colorofchange

@ckyourprivilege

@thegreatunlearn

@thelovelandfoundation

@thecrisismag

@bldpwr

@byp100

@aclu_nationwide

@speakoutspeakers

@nowhitesaviors

@shiftingtheculture

@ethelsclub

@r29unbothered