Resource Guide for Supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement

Apicha Community Health Center Jun 22, 2020  

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In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, we've created a resource guide for folks to educate themselves (and others) and how to support the movement.

Below, we've listed books you can read, films and shows to watch, and Black LGBTQ+ and trans-based organizations and funds you can donate to. This is by no mean a comprehensive list of how you can educate yourself and help, but consider it a jumping off point if you're unsure where to start. 

Books to read

1. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

2. White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

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

4. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde

5. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

6. How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

7. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

8. Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty by Dorothy Roberts

Films & shows to watch

1. 13th (Available on Netflix)

2. Selma (Available on Amazon  & Prime)

3. When They See Us (Available on Netflix)

4. The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Available on Netflix)

5. I Am Not Your Negro (Available on Amazon & Prime)

6. Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story (Available on Amazon)

7. Whose Streets? (Available on Hulu)

Accounts to follow on Instagram

1. @blklivesmatter

2. @ohhappydani

3. @IjeomaOluo

4. @ckyourprivilege

4. @shiftingtheculture

5. @dr.yusefsalaam

6. @ihartericka

7. @ava

Where to donate

Black LGBTQ+ & trans-based organizations & funds

1. The Okra Project

2. Trans Women of Color Survival Fund

3. Homeless Black Trans Women Fund

4. For the Gworls

5. The Emergency Release Fund

6. The Sylvia Rivera Law Project

7. The Audre Lorde Project

8. Black AIDS Institute 

9. Princess Janae Place


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