Black Lives Matter: A Resource List

We’ve compiled this list of resources that you can use to educate yourself on the history of race in America, including organizations that support the Black community.

Articles

Maintaining Professionalism In The Age of Black Death Is….A Lot

Why I’ll Never Walk Alone

Your Difficult Questions About Race In America, Answered

Life of Privilege Explained in a $100 Race

Resources

Anti-Racism for Beginners

Anti-Racism Resources for White People

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

26 Black-Owned Brands to Support Today and Every Day

Black-Owned Brooklyn

Books

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

Anti-Racism Book List 

31 Children’s books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

Support Organizations

How to Support Protestors in Every City – Organizations that you can support in a variety of ways including donations that are assisting protesters across the country at their local level

NAACP – The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.

United Negro College Fund – UNCF envisions a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education that prepares them for rich intellectual lives, competitive and fulfilling careers, engaged citizenship and service to our nation.

Black Lives Matter – imagining and creating a world free of anti-Blackness, where every Black person has the social, economic, and political power to thrive.

Color of Change – Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, helping people respond effectively to injustice in the world. They move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.

SURJ – SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals working to undermine white supremacy and to work toward racial justice.

Black Girls Code – Black Girls CODE is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE introduces computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails.

Southern Poverty Law Center – SPLC is dedicated to fighting hatred and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society.   Using education, litigation and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC is working to make the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity a reality.