Ways You Can Support The Black Community
Following the death of George Floyd, protests and long overdue conversations on racism have been sparked worldwide.
In the wake of Floyd's death, many are asking how to support, educate and donate to Black initiatives and organizations both locally and globally.
Whether it's by attending protests, donating time or money, or dedicating time and space to researching and learning.. there is certainly no shortage of ways to show your solidarity.
Amplifying Black voices is not only important, it is imperative.
It is time to show up, speak up, and act.
Below are links of resources and recommendations.
Justice For Regis
Official George Floyd Memorial Fund
The Bail Project
The Movement For Black Lives
Calgary Foundation - Black voices and Black-led/Black-serving organizations in Calgary
Action Dignity Society
Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre
Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation
The Black Business And Professional Association
Black Legal Action Centre
Black Health Alliance
Black Youth Helpline
LOCAL INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW:
‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas
‘When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir’ by Patrisse Khan- Cullors and Asha Bandele
‘The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age Of Colourblindness’ by Michelle Alexander
‘Black People Are Tired’ an article by Dawn Stanley
I Am Not Your Negro
When They See Us
The Hate U Give
If Beale Street Could Talk
The Black Power Mixtape