George Floyd Memorial Fund: This fund is established to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist our family in the days to come as we continue to seek justice for George. A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of George Floyd for the benefit and care of his children and their educational fund.
National Bailout: We are reuniting families, creating a national community of leaders who have experienced incarceration, and working with groups across the country to transform harmful systems to keep our people safe and free.
Chicago Bond: The Chicago Community Bond Fund (CCBF) pays bond for people charged with crimes in Cook County, Illinois.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund: The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice.
Minnesota Freedom Fund: The Minnesota Freedom Fund pays criminal bail and i mmigration bond for those who cannot afford to as we seek to end discriminatory, coercive, and oppressive jailing.
Black Lives Matter: #BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
Campaign Zero: We can live in a world where the police don't kill people by limiting police interventions, improving community interactions, and ensuring accountability.
Anguish & Actions, Obama: We work to help leaders change their world—and the world needs changing. The killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the loss of far too many Black lives to list, have left our nation anguished and outraged.
Equal Justice Initiative: The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
Anti-racism resources for white people: This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work. If you haven’t engaged in anti-racism work in the past, start now. Feel free to circulate this document on social media and with your friends, family, and colleagues.
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD, is president emerita of Spelman College and in 2014 received the Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, the highest honor presented by the American Psychological Association. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change: As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, many people have reached out asking how we can sustain momentum to bring about real change.
23 Black-Owned Wine Businesses in the U.S.: It's wine time! For all of you melanated wine lovers, we've compiled a list of 23 Black-owned wine businesses in the U.S. Check them out!
Black-Owned Coffee Roasters: Community curated list of black-owned coffee roasters. Get your caffiene on.
100+ Black-Owned Etsy Shops: Checkout this comprehensive list of Black-Owned esty shops.
Semicolon Book Store: A labor of love that she hopes visitors will feel in every area of the space, Ms. Mullen continues to be undeterred by the things that don't work out, and infinitely grateful for the ones that do!
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