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How You can Help Support the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

The power of the people is stronger than the people in power.












Watch



"13TH" on Netflix



"TIME: The Kalief Browder Story" on Netflix



"Strong Island" on Netflix



"When They See Us" on Netflix



"Do the Right Thing" on Amazon Prime




"The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson" on Netflix



"Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992" on Netflix



"LA 92" on Netflix



"The Hate U Give" on HBO/Hulu



"Detroit" on Netflix



"If Beale Street Could Talk" on Hulu





Some YouTube video essays that I found powerful.



"Police" by Last Week Tonight's John Oliver



"George Floyd, Amy Cooper, and Racism in Society" by The Daily Show's Trevor Noah



"Who is the thug here?" by CNN's Anderson Cooper





Listen



Podcasts-


"1619" by The New York Times


"Lynching in America" by EJI


"Code Switch" by NPR


"Beyond Prisons" by Kim Wilson & Brian Sonenstein


"Justice in America" by The Appeal



Music-







Read



Books-


"Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


"The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" by Michelle Alexander


"The Fire Next Time" by James Baldwin


"I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" Maya Angelou


"Girl, Woman, Other" by Bernardine Evaristo


"When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Asha Bandele & Patrisse Cullors


"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas


"Citizen" by Claudia Rankine


"And Their Eyes were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston


"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates


"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison


"They Can't Kill Us All" by Wesley Lowery


"The Color Purple" by Alice Walker




Articles-


"George Floyd: What we know about the arrest, video and investigation


"Here's What You Need To Know About Breonna Taylor's Death"


"What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClain"


"The Black Lives Matter movement explained"


"How the Black Lives Matter movement went mainstream"


"What Exactly Does It Mean to Defund the Police?"




Petitions-


Justice for George Floyd.


Justice for Ahmaud Arbery.


Justice for Breonna Taylor.

Justice for Elijah McClain.


Reclaim The Block.

"8 Can't Wait"

(Defunding the police.)





Donate



For anyone who cannot afford to donate, here's a YouTube playlist of videos by creators donating their ad revenue to fundraisers, non-profits, and charities that support Black Lives Matter.


https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcDplauF7vDlElCMqroco3-AYD45FdryH




Fundraisers and Non-profit Organizations-



Hamilton:


Hamilton's Centre for Civic Inclusion:


Afro Canadian Caribbean Association Hamilton


Rafiki Hamilton


The SPACE Youth Centre


Empowerment Squared



Toronto:


Toronto's Black Lives Matter


Toronto Protester Bail Fund


The Innocence Project Canada


Black Youth Helpline


NIA Centre for The Arts


Black Legal Action Centre



America:


George Floyd Memorial Fund- Fundraiser for the family of George Floyd


I Run With Maud- Fundraiser for the family of Ahmaud Arbery


Justice for Regis- Fundraiser for the family of Regis Paquet


The Innocence Project America


The Bail Project


Black Mamas' Bail Out


Reclaim The Block


Black Lives Matter of NYC


Minnesota Freedom Fund


Brooklyn Community Bail Fund


What to Do if a Friend Has Been Arrested


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