Black Lives Matter Resources

At IGNITE National, we are learning how to become better allies everyday and want to uplift the voices of our Black community who are leading the way. This blog post contains a list of resources for Black Lives Matter, including educational resources, ways to get involved and more. 

General comprehensive resources (constantly updated):

 

https://blmsites.carrd.co/
https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/
https://twitter.com/THISBLlSS/status/1267841699809656835
https://blackliveswillalwaysmatter.carrd.co/
https://msha.ke/megmccarthy28/
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-0KC83vYfVQ-2freQveH43PWxuab2uWDEGolzrNoIks/preview?pru=AAABcpo62C8*ZtZa-HCjumXo1P5bsFjZ8A#
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA5o2fujx-n/?igshid=1ntbozx4lmlrn 

Additional ways to donate:

https://twitter.com/thegirlwithfood/status/1267572248149442562
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1p7QxOvtvRfHUoMWib8coGHSS8szENXzSjIZKpvp-gtA/htmlview
https://twitter.com/pl6in/status/1268521861698269185
https://twitter.com/vornietom/status/1267979705585553408
https://www.instagram.com/p/CBBVtIqg8gn/

Ways to donate with no money:

https://twitter.com/moonybora/status/1267600118066356224
https://twitter.com/cooIpeopIe/status/1267937798755102723
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NokTSpMH44A&feature=emb_title
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrdPeEjn0fU&list=PLqws4vy_Bzkz_Jj-Er-NrGD6gn1D9E_yo 

How to be actively anti-racist: 

https://medium.com/wake-up-call/a-detailed-list-of-anti-racism-resources-a34b259a3eea
https://www.instagram.com/p/CAvbZyVh1xc/
https://www.livingcities.org/resources/342-report-what-does-it-take-to-embed-a-racial-equity-inclusion-lens
https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1PrAq4iBNb4nVIcTsLcNlW8zjaQXBLkWayL8EaPlh0bc/mobilebasic?urp=gmail_link
https://www.instagram.com/p/CAuyT_Yg5yt/?igshid=1lscgky4n1cjb
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA6A3Usl5c4/?igshid=1w1n5s8tx719q
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA1EE9PJZal/?igshid=vbo3irwtlk6w 

Educational resources:

https://manifold.umn.edu/projects/project-collection/racial-justice?utm_source=Reading+for+Racial+Justice+collection&utm_campaign=RRJ&utm_medium=email
https://twitter.com/marishawallace/status/1267936959642710016
https://twitter.com/wanderingbritt_/status/1267617830872154113
https://twitter.com/noraj_williams/status/1267906134578520068
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA_nqD5hFwS/?igshid=zfr75e3fd0ie 

Unpacking white privilege: 

https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/mcintosh.pdf
https://msw.usc.edu/mswusc-blog/diversity-workshop-guide-to-discussing-identity-power-and-privilege/
https://www.instagram.com/p/CAfa4F0AgqZ/ 

Tips for checking in on your Black friends:

https://twitter.com/makirollOFC/status/1267114319772372993
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA2bjN8JWPf/ 

Mental health resources:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CA0FowkAQAQ/
https://twitter.com/mayarichardsun/status/1265676677549559809
https://twitter.com/oozayart/status/1268263134646743040?s=21
https://twitter.com/rosiegguks/status/1267007672496381952?s=21
http://diversity.tamu.edu/Diversity/media/diversity/PDF/A-Self-Care-Syllabus.pdf 

Support Black businesses:

https://twitter.com/Jelllz_/status/1267458767416971270
https://twitter.com/hopewrlds/status/1266856971610632192
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qpn5fFrG4-FLfGo3cUsiwb7OvDnnL10uOnF50X-1v90/edit
https://twitter.com/TheyLoveTraviee/status/1266826175290265601
https://twitter.com/jadealycebod/status/1266573372370059266
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA_WnB4BJfL/ 

Black artists/content creators: 

https://twitter.com/kianamaiart/status/1266440406931103745?s=20
http://diversity.tamu.edu/Diversity/media/diversity/PDF/lemonade-syllabus.pdf

Ways to be involved from home:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CAyvPINlbFc/
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA0vIbNnqr9/
https://www.instagram.com/p/CA04VKDAyjb/

Safety tips for those on the frontlines: 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CA5vQs5Hsr5/
https://twitter.com/nxbrxth/status/1266239760248393735?s=21

Accessible activism: 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBA-p75pvkw/?igshid=1gjvtvkicf3qa

This list of resources will continue to be updated as we find more. If you would like to add resources to this list, please email us at social@ignitenational.org.