Ways You Can Support The Black Community in Toronto and Worldwide
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
Black Lives Matter Toronto
Official George Floyd Memorial Fund
The Minnesota Freedom Fund,
https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/donate - CURRENTLY PAUSED
The Bail Project
The Movement For Black Lives
The Black Business And Professional Association
Black Legal Action Centre
Black Health Alliance
Black Youth Helpline
‘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
Click here to listen to 99.9 Virgin Radio's very own Dames Nellas's #6@6forJustice