Let's Make a Change

Updated: Jun 5

A collection of useful resources to support the BLM movement.




Petitions to Sign


Justice for George Floyd

Justice for Julius Jones

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

Justice for Breonna Taylor

Justice for David McAtee

Justice for Belly Mujinga

Battle racism by updating GCSE reading lists

A demand for a Covid-19 race equality strategy

15 percent pledge


Where to Donate


US

The Bail Project - aims to mitigate mass incarceration rates through bail reform.

NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People) - dedicated to eliminating race-based discrimination.

Black Lives Matter - operates in the US, Canada and UK organising petitions and intervening on violence on Black communities.


UK

Show Racism the Red Card - provides educational resources to combat racism in UK society.

Black Minds Matter - supports black people struggling with mental health during this particularly triggering time.

Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust - inspires and enables young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in their career of choice.


This is just a starting point, there are so many other organisations and petitions to get involved in. Click here for an extensive Google doc of resources and further links.



Views For A Vision


Not able to donate? Play this 1 hour long video filled with art and music from black creators. Don't skip the ads - all ad revenue will be donated to various organisations supporting the movement.




How to be Actively Anti-Racist


A guide by @goodgoodgoodco with details of organisations, films, podcasts and readings to dive into. Click here to view all slides. We recommend starting with 13th on Netflix if you haven't already.





Reading


Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

How To Be an Antiracist

Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World

So You Want to Talk About Race

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Sister Outsider

The Fire Next Time

Between The World and Me

Hood Feminism



Support Black-Owned Businesses


Home, lifestyle, fashion and food businesses to support. Click on the post below to see all slides.

@emames7


A few additional businesses and individuals not included on the above list;


Jim + Henry - all natural hair care for Afro and curly hair, handmade in small batches.

Rachel Ama - a plant-based cookbook taking inspiration from Rachel's Caribbean and West African roots.

Note and Shine - eco-friendly stationary for everyday planning and self-care.

Our Lovely Goods - natural candles, skincare and homewares.

Tanaka - handmade, natural and plant-based soaps.

Sharp and Simpson - London-based modern furniture and upholstery.

Nubian Skin - skin-tone undergarments for people of colour.

The People Shop - family-run homeware store with ethical gifts, ceramics and clothing.

Dixiegraze - high quality gold-plated jewellery.

Bisila Noha - a talented artist and ceramic maker based in London.



A Guide For Protesting Safely


@aoc




If there are any other resources you'd like to share, please leave them in the comments below.


AM x


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