As the world mourns yet another Black death at the Hands of Law enforcement and take to the streets in solidarity with the preservation of black lives, many are left wondering what they can do to help or become more involved. An unprecedented number of people have come out in protest across the country and the world to demand racial justice and police accountability.
If you want to show up for this important cause but are not able to come out to protest in the street or want to see how else you can do in solidarity including educating yourself, spreading awareness by amplifying black voices, and donating to relevant charities. These charities help address police brutality, fund bail-out projects, aid in violence prevention and work hard to dismantle institutional racism.
Charities and Funds
Communities Against Police Brutality
National Police Accountability Project
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls
Showing Up for Racial Injustice
Donate to Bail Funds For Protestors
The National Museum of African American History & Culture Talking about Race Portal
The Urgency of Intersectionality Ted Talk by Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw
The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates
10 Steps to Non-optical Allyship
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Your Silence Will Not Protect You by Audre Lorde
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis