51 minutes | Jun 5, 2020

Episode 123: Anti-Racism Resources To Participate in the Black Lives Matter Conversation

The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Amaud Arbery, David McAtee, and Tony McDade have re-sparked the conversation around racism in America and the Black Lives Matter movement. While there’s a lot to take in right now, the ultimate goal is to make sure the action, conversations, and resources shared leads to sustainable change in our world. This episode covers what we have been reading, listening to, learning from, and sharing in order to uplift Black voices, while also owning our responsibility to make our world a more equitable place. Links in this episode: Podcasts NPR: Code Switch Crooked Media: Pod Save the People Crooked Media: What a Day Crooked Media: Keep It New York Times: 1619 Project The Moth Books White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, PhD Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn Elizabeth's Bookshop and Writing Centre Articles and websites TED talks playlist: Understanding Racism in America New York Times: 1619 Project Rachel Cargle’s The Great Unlearn Social media Brittany Packnett Cunningham on Instagram Akilah Hughes on Instagram Rachel Cargle on Instagram Ira Madison III on Instagram DeRay Mckesson on Instagram Black Lives Matter on Instagram NAACP on Instagram The Conscious Kid on Instagram Bless the Messy on Instagram How to communicate with racist family members by @iamsahararose on Instagram 10 Steps to Non-optical Allyship by @mireillecharper on Instagram Register to vote and find info about your area’s election Vote Save America Rock the Vote Where to donate Campaign Zero — focuses on limiting police interventions, improving community interactions, and ensuring accountability Black Visions Collective — support for Black political leaders and activists in Minnesota BLMRoc — Black Lives Matter, Rochester, NY The Loveland Foundation — providing therapy for Black women and girls NAACP — ensuring political, educational, social and economic equality of rights and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination The Bail Project — a national nonprofit organization that pays bail for people in need, reuniting families and restoring the presumption of innocence
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