Other Ways To Help
**Go to 8 Can't Wait and see what policies your city has in place related to police violence. This is extremely important because legislation, policies, and consequences are CRUCIAL for change to occur.
Other Ways To Help
Be an anti-racist (actively fight against racism)
Be an ally
Vote not just in presidential elections but in state and local elections to vote corrupt and racist officials out of office
Raise awareness on social media
Recognize your privelage and use it to help make a change
Keep scrolling to find more resources
Shows, Movies, etc. to Watch
American Son (Netflix)
Dear White People (Netflix)
See You Yesterday (Netflix)
When They See Us (Netflix)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Hulu)
The Hate U Give (Hulu)
Seven seconds (Netflix)
LA 92 (Netflix)
Family Reunion (Netflix)
Anne with an E (Netflix)
The Innocence Files (Netflix)
Training Day (Netflix)
All American (Netflix)
She's Gotta Have It (Netflix)
Orange is the New Black - seasons 4 & 5 (Netflix)
Mindhunter - season 2 (Netflix)
Bring It On: All or Nothing (Netflix)
12 Years A Slave (Netflix)
The Racial Wealth Gap (Netflx)
Time: The Kalief Browder Story (Netflix)
Who Killed Malcom X? (Netflix)
Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 (Available to rent)
Clemency (Available to rent)
King in the Wilderness (HBO)
Fruitvale Station (Available to rent)
I Am Not Your Negro (Available to rent)
Just Mercy (Available to rent)
Selma (Available to rent)
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Available to rent)
Green Book (Available to rent)
Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)
Hidden Figures (Available to rent)
Coach Carter (Netflix)
Trial by Media - episodes 2 & 3 (Netflix)
Patriot Act - season 4 episode 6 (Netflix)
Questions To Ask Yourself
Who taught you about race and culture?
What can you do to support POC in your community?
What is you local government doing to end police brutality?
What are you commited to doing outside of social media to end racial discrimination and systemic oppression?
How do you behave when you are confronted by racist behavior
What do you want/need to learn more about?
When and why have you ignored racist behavior?
Why is it important for everyone to actively fight against racism?
Do you owe anyone an apology?
What more can YOU do?
Organizations and Advocates To Follow
Books To Read
The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas
Black Feminist Thought - Patricia Hill Collins
Me and White Supremacy - Layla F. Saad
Heavy: An American Memoir - Kiese Laymon
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism - Robin Dianglo, PHD
Between The World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Beloved - Toni Morrison
The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander
Divided Sisters - Midge Wilson and Kathy Russell
The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurstor
They Can't Kill Us All - Wesley Lowery
Fatal Invention - Dorothy Roberts
Locking Up Our Wine - James Forman
The Miner's Canary - Lani Guiner & Gerald Torres
The Wretched of the Earth - Frantz Fanon
Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge
So You Want to Talk About Race - Ijeoma Oulo
The Color of Law - Richard Rothstein
Podcasts To Listen To
1619 By The New York Times
Code Switch By NPR
The Diversity Gap
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast