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Message to Readers

again, no links to sites that have links to other sites with fundraisers on them. idk if this includes the yt videos, but we shall see what happens.
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blm resources i find extremely handy

June 6, 2020

FREE WRITING

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i’m going to be holding off on posting pieces for a while, to let the dashboard focus mostly on those that concern current events, but i’ll take this time to share some resources and sites that i’ve found. stay strong, loves. black lives matter! <3

handy master lists containing everything you need to support, including petitions, info on legal rights, and advice for protestors:
general page for resources and ways to help
another master list of blm info and riot safety
blm links(petition threads and info on the topic)

youtube videos you can watch:
main video by zoe amira(music and art by black creators)
another video by cindy marshall(silent video)
another one by omuriceu(really lovely moments from recent protests with calm bgm)
yet another one by dani and emmyn(calm lofi music)
and one more by francesca grace(chill alternative music)

petitions to sign:
justice for breonna taylor
justice for ahmaud arbery
justice for ahmaud arbery(runwithmaud)
reopen sandra bland’s case
justice for emerald black
disbar george e. barnhill, the prosecutor who was in charge of ahmaud’s case
keep innocent julius jones from being executed by the state of oklahoma
remove willie simmons’ 38 year sentence for a 9 dollar robbery
ban the use of rubber bullets
defund the police

educational books, sites, documentaries, and videos:
netflix documentary called “13th”, which talks about the criminalization of poc and the us prison boom
hulu documentary called “whose streets?”, which looks into the ferguson uprising
netflix documentary called “la 92”, about the rodney king trial and the 1992 la riots
“the other america” speech by rev. mlk jr.
the 1619 project, “an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that...aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.” this site contains a collection of essays written about the roots of racism.
free streaming movies from the free library of philadelphia 
free e-books from the free library of philadelphia

stores and businesses to support:
list of 77 black-owned businesses to support
list of 52 more
yet another list of black-owned businesses and organizations listed by area

feel free to list more resources in the comments :)

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  • elliem

    Thank you so much for this. Truly. #BLM #blacklivesmatter #nojusticenopeace


    5 months ago
  • joella

    thank you!!


    6 months ago