THE WORKING LIST: ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES

We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all those fighting against racism. Below is a (working) list of resources and organizations fighting for justice and equality to support now and always. We will continue to update this list, please continue to check back and email us at heybeautiful@capbeauty.com with any other suggestions. 

DONATE:

Black Lives Matter

Committed to ending State-sanctioned violence, liberate Black people, and end white supremacy forever.  

The Bail Project

Non-profit organization dedicated to preventing incarceration and combating racial and economic disparities in the bail system  

Black Arts Futures Fund

A collective of emerging philanthropists promoting the elevation and preservation of Black arts and culture

Black Visions Collective

A Back-, trans- and queer-led organization dedicated to organizing change in the states justice and political systems, dismantling systems of violence and empowering Black people

Campaign Zero

Identifying solutions, providing research & data to organizers and policymakers, advocating to end police violence nationwide

Reclaim the Block

Grassroots organization investing in the safety and well-being of the Minnesota community

National Bail Out

Black-led and Black-centered collective of abolitionist organizers, lawyers, and activists building a community-based movement to end systems of pretrial detention and ultimately mass incarceration 

National Black Justice Coalition

A civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS

Youth Represent

Dedicated to improving the lives and futures of young people affected by the criminal justice system

California Black Women's Health Project

Committed to advocating for policies and practices that promote and improve physical, spiritual, mental and emotional well-being of Black women and girls in California

Minnesota Freedom Fund

Community based nonprofit that combats the harms of incarceration by paying bail for low-income individuals

The George Floyd Memorial Fund

Organized by Floyd’s sister Philonise in the wake of his death this fund is established to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist the family in the days to come as they continue to seek justice for George. A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of George Floyd for the benefit and care of his children and their educational fund

The Okra Project 

A collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to the Black Trans People. 

I Run With Maud

This fundraiser was designed to assist Ahmaud's mother; Ms. Wanda Cooper-Jones and her immediate family with financial support during this extremly difficult time and in their struggle for justice for the murder of Ahmaud Marquez Arbery

Justice For Breonna Taylor  

Fund to support the family of Breonna Taylor as they continue to seek justice

Sister Song

Dedicated to growing and supporting the Reproductive Justice movement

Marsha P. Johnson Institute 

Protects and defends the human rights of Black transgender people by organizing, advocating, creating intentional community to heal, developing transformative leadership and promoting collective power

RESOURCES:

Rachel Rickett’s Anti-Racism Resources

What White People Must Know by @janayathefuture

Black Revolutionary Texts

Unpack Your Privilege Online Course by Sharyn Holmes 

Ericka Hart's Racial and Social Justice 101 Online Course

Rachel Cargle's #DOTHEWORK 30 Day Course 

Layla F. Saad's Anti-Racism Online Courses

Fantasy World Master List of Resources on How To Dismantle Systemic Racism

Rachel Cargle's Revolution Book List

Welcome To The Anti-Racism Movement -- Here's What You've Missed by Ijeoma Oluo

Petition for Justice for Breonna Taylor 

#8CANTWAIT

Black-Owned Resturants Organized by City

Register to Vote 

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Maysles Documentary Center

 

PODCASTS:

1619

About Race

At Liberty

Code Switch

Momentum

Pod Save the People

Still Processing

Seeing White

The Stoop

Black Girl Podcast

Intersectionality Matters!

 

FOLLOW:

@mspackyetti               @Ijeomaoluo

@mvmnt4blklives         @iamrachelricketts

@rachel.cargle             @blklivesmatter

@laylafsaad                 @thegreatunlearn

@colorofchange           @showingupforaracialjustice

@theconsciouskid         @naacp

@eji_org                        @osopepatrisse

@taranajaneen              @blackgirlinom

@shishi.rose                   @renieddolodge

@clintsmithii                   @blklivesmatter

@janayathefuture

 

BOOKS:

Freedom is a Constant Struggle (Angela Y. Davis)

How To Be An Antiracist (Dr. Ibram X. Kendi)

Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson)

Me and White Supremacy (Layla F. Saad)

Raising Our Hands (Jenna Arnold)

Sister Outsider (Audre Lorde)

So You Want to Talk About Race (Ijeoma Oluo)

The Bluest Eye (Toni Morrison)

The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Malcom X and Alex Haley)

The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)

Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Reni Eddo-Lodge)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou)

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism (Robin DiAngelo)

Go Tell It On The Mountain (James Baldwin)

Moses, Man of the Mountain (Zora Neale Hurston)

Cotton Comes To Harlem (Chester Himes)

Devil in A Blue Dress (Walter Mosley)

Dark Days (James Baldwin)

The End of Policing (Alex S Vitale)

Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)

Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie)

The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)

Black Feminist Thought (Patricia Hill Collins)

The Womanist Reader (Dr. Layli Phillips)

Moving the Centre (Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o)

 

BLACK-OWNED BOOKSTORES:

Semicolon Bookstore (Chicago, IL)

Mahogany Books (Washington, DC)

Frugal Bookstore (Roxbury, MA)

Sisters Uptown Bookstore (New York, NY)

Grandma’s Place (Harlem, NY)

Black Art Plus (Columbus, OH)

Black and Nobel (Philadelphia, PA

Sankofa (Washington, DC)

Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing (Little Rock, AR)

Dare Books (Longwood, FL)

Pyramid Books  (Boynton Beach, FL)

Nubian Bookstore (Morrow, GA)

Source Booksellers (Detroit, MI)

Color Book Gallery (Philadelphia, PA)

The Pan African Connection (Dallas, TX)

The Dock Bookshop (Fort Worth, TX)

Black World Books (Kileen, TX)

Harambee Books and Artworks (Alexandria, VA)

La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center(Camden, NJ)

The Community Book Center (New Orleans, LA)

Cafe con Libros (Brooklyn, NY

Loving Me Books (Detroit, MI)

AfriWare Books (Maywood, IL)

Eso Won Books (Los Angeles, CA)

Books and Crannies (Martinsville, VA)

Black Pearl Books (Austin, TX) 

Harriett’s Bookshop (Philadelphia, PA) 

Menu Bookstore (Atlanta, GA)

FILMS AND TV:

13th (Ava DuVernay)

American Son (Kenny Leon)

The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 (Göran Olsson)

Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu)

Dear White People (Justin Simien)

Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler)

I Am Not Your Negro (Raoul Peck)

Hollywood Shuffle (Robert Townsend)

4 Little Girls (Spike Lee)

Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett)

Malcom X (Spike Lee)

Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash)

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)

Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) 

See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol)

Selma (Ava DuVernay)

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Stanley Nelson)

Boyz n the Hood (John Singleton)

The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.)

12 Years A Slave (Steve McQueen)

When They See Us (Ava DuVernay)

Leon (Jackson Tisi)

Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee)

The Learning Tree (Gordon Parks)

Pariah (Dee Rees)

Black Girl (Ousmane Sembène)

 


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