Ways You Can Support The Black Community Locally and Worldwide

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Following the death of George Floyd, protests and long overdue conversations on racism have been sparked worldwide. Many ask 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 your time and space to research and learning, there is certainly no shortage of ways to show solidarity. Amplifying Black voices is not only important, it is imperative. It is time to show up, speak up and act. 


Below you'll find links to resources and recommendations. 

 

DONATE AND SUPPORT

 

IN MANITOBA

ACROSS CANADA

 

READ

  • ‘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

WATCH

  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • When They See Us
  • 13th
  • Just Mercy
  • Get Out
  • The Hate U Give
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Black Power Mixtape
  • Mississippi Masala
  • Malcolm X