Join us in Taking Action

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To our Community -

Black lives matter and so do our actions. We've compiled a list of resources that we've found helpful in our education as well as places we're donating to, petitions we're signing, books we're reading, shows we're watching, places we're calling. This is a time for everyone to step up and take action.

Books to Read:

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
The New Jim Crow by: Michelle AlexanderFreedom is a Constant Struggle by: Angela Davis
Women, Race and Class by: Angela Davis
Sister Outsider by: Audre Lorde
Your Silence Will Not Protect You by: Audre Lorde
Beloved by: Toni Morrison
The Bluest Eye by: Toni Morrison
Song of Soloman by: Toni Morrison
They Can't Kill Us All by: Wesley Lowry

Specific Podcast Episodes to Listen to:

Why The Coronavirus Is Hitting Black Communities Hardest - NPR Code Switch
Dismantling White Fragility - The goop Podcast
Racism Cont'd - What a Day
About Race with Renni Eddo-Lodge - Renni Eddo-lodge
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race - Renni Eddo-Lodge
"The Negro In American Culture" 1961 - James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Lorraine, Hansberry, Emile Capouya, Alfred Kazin
A Weekend of Pain and Protest (June 1, 2020) The Daily by The New York Times
The Systems That Protect the Police (June 2, 2020) The Daily by The New York Times

General Podcasts:

Places to Donate:

Justice Reform 

Legal Defense

Civil Liberties 

Minnesota-Based Community

Petitions to Sign

Films to watch

  • 13th (Netflix)
  • American Son (Netflix)
  • When They See Us (Netflix)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Hulu)
  • Fruitvale Station (Rent)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (Rent)
  • Just Mercy (Rent)
  • Selma (Rent)
  • Do The Right Thing (Amazon Prime)