A List of Resources for Black Lives Matter

This blog post will be updated with resources on how to help out. Please leave links to more resources in the comments as well. If you don’t know why it’s important to be vocal and actually contribute to the cause, I just made a video about it:

https://youtu.be/bOPDVgyxgMg

Here’s another video on why it’s important to speak up: https://youtu.be/PTciiNHIMZ0

And another video on why it’s important to speak up: https://youtu.be/kbJHbLPbiEc

The source material I read of Barack Obama’s article: https://medium.com/@BarackObama/how-to-make-this-moment-the-turning-point-for-real-change-9fa209806067

The link to Nox the Reader’s very helpful blog post: https://noxthereader.blogspot.com/2020/05/a-guide-to-anti-racist-resources.html

If you want to participate in the blackout buddy read June 5-19th: https://blackoutbuddyread.com/

A repository of things you can do to help: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#text

Another repository of things you can do to help: https://linktr.ee/NationalResourcesList

Another repository of how to help: https://moreblminfo.carrd.co/

A video on why the riots are happening: https://youtu.be/B1HSf-fYWj4

A video explaining systemic racism from the perspective of a Black woman: https://youtu.be/YBYUET24K1c

A video explaining systemic racism from the perspective of a white woman: https://youtu.be/45ey4jgoxeU

A video to stream if you can’t afford to donate: https://youtu.be/bCgLa25fDHM

Some more sources recommending books by Black authors: https://www.ladiesofhorrorfiction.com/2020/06/03/horror-media-created-by-black-women/

https://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/young-adult-books-by-black-authors-2020?utm_source=dynamic&utm_campaign=bfsharetwitter

https://mobile.twitter.com/wanderingbritt_/status/1267617830872154113?s=20

https://mobile.twitter.com/victoriaalxndr/status/1266829408268095493?s=20

A thread of Black businesses: https://mobile.twitter.com/itsarifitz/status/1266121494892908544?s=20

A source that lists Black bookstores: https://aalbc.com/bookstores/list.php

Another thread with general information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSrT26HMWX-_hlLfiyy9s95erjkOZVJdroXYkU-miaHRk58duAnJIUWKxImRkTITsYhwaFkghS8sfIF/pub

Another thread with more general information: https://mobile.twitter.com/cypheroftyr/status/1267773750595989505

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