Link roundup 6/7

Anti-racism resources, activism, on being an effective ally

Dear white people, this is what we want you to do.  This blog post by Kandise Le Blanc includes ideas for concrete action.

From Salon:A list of do’s and don’ts for white allies.

5 Racist Anti-racism responses “good” white women give to viral posts.  Also tips on what would be more helpful to say or write instead.

Why it’s important to say “Black Lives Matter,” and why saying “All Lives Matter” is problematic.

What to bring to a protest to help protect yourself and mitigate risk.

Can’t go out and protest but want to support the movement? Here are several ideas on other things to do to help.

From the Skimm: A brief explanation of mass incarceration in the U.S. prison system and its history.

From Vanity Fair: 9 podcasts that demand your attention this week.

 

Businesses:

From Glamour: A list of Black-owned businesses you can support.

A blog post with a growing list of Black-owned Etsy shops.

Looking for something to read? Here is a list of Black-owned independent bookstores.

 

Books:

A list of books on race, racism, and anti-racism that you can read for free (Note: I found that at least one of the ebooks was free for one day, so it’s worth checking to see if they are still free).

More book recommendations.

 

To donate:

A list of some organizations here.

From Insider: More ideas on what to read, do, and where to donate here.

Links to community bail funds across the U.S.

The Loveland Foundation: a therapy fund for Black women and girls, founded by activist Rachel Cargle.

Note: These are some of the links I’ve gathered over the past week or so. If you have other links and resources, please feel free to share in the comments.

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