Giving Voice to All with “Sing, Unburied, Sing” Author Jesmyn Ward
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TAKE ACTION | Actions speak louder than words.

 

 

 

Get involved by supporting black-owned business, donating to organizations making a positive difference, volunteering and voting. Check out a list of ways you can take action today!

 

 

 

Support Black businesses. Find them on WeBuyBlack, The Black Wallet, and Official Black Wall Street. Another great list is here. Yelp now has a feature to search for Black-owned businesses, and Etsy features Black-owned businesses here


Black Lives Matter | 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.


Black Visions Collective | Believes in a future where all Black people have autonomy, safety is community-led, and we are in right relationship within our ecosystems.


National Bail Fund Network | Develops, shares and experiments with tactical interventions, strategic organizing practices, and innovative organizing tools to end all forms of criminalization, incarceration, surveillance, supervision, and detention.


Color of Change | Leads campaigns that build real power for Black communities. Color of Change challenges injustice, hold corporate and political leaders accountable, commission game-changing research on systems of inequality, and advance solutions for racial justice that can transform our world.


Issa Rae Presents COLOR CREATIVE  | Support this initiative that produces and distributes content from amazing creators of color. Help to give writers, directors and producers of color an opportunity to have their work seen by thousands of people. 


Movement for Black Lives | A space for Black organizations across the country to debate and discuss the current political conditions, develop shared assessments of what political interventions were necessary in order to achieve key policy, cultural and political wins, convene organizational leadership in order to debate and co-create a shared movement wide strategy.


Dream Defenders | A multiracial group of young people who are organizing to build power in our communities to advance a new vision we have for the state.


Black Remote She | Shares remote job openings for Black queer, trans, non-binary women and allies.


Support Black People MasterDoc | Includes organization/bail funds, protest tips, and resources for Black Trans(women) & LGBTQ 


Official Black Wall Street | App to access black-owned businesses 


Reclaim the Block | Organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the city’s budget that truly promote community health and safety


We Are Done Dying, NAACP campaign | Addresses senseless hate crimes and incidence of COVID-19 cases and deaths spreading throughout the Black community display the continuance of systematic racism and privilege granted to white people in America.


Masks for the People, Live Free (PPE for POC) | A humanitarian campaign, launched by Pastor Mike McBride (Faith in Action LIVE FREE campaign) and comedian W. Kamau Bell, in response to the disproportionate impact COVID-19 is having on underserved, minority communities, to ensure people have free access to lifesaving personal protective equipment (PPE) and preventive care. 


Center for Policing Equity | This organization’s work continues to simultaneously aid police departments to realize their own equity goals as well as advance the scientific understanding of issues of equity within organizations and policing.


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.


Assata’s Daughters | A Black woman-led, young person-directed organization rooted in the Black Radical Tradition to address a shortage of programming and community for women-identified, femme, and gender non-conforming young Black people in Chicago.


National Police Accountability Project | A non-profit made to protect the human and civil rights of individuals in their encounters with law enforcement and detention facility personnel. 


BlackIllustrations.com | A graphic design company offering free/paid series of illustrations of black people.


Creators for Justice | Creative agency offering free creative services for Black-led racial justice organizations.


Google doc of Black Owned DEI Companies and Consultants | Currently Accepting New Corporate Clients.


The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund | A nonprofit that fights for racial justice through litigation, advocacy, and public education.


Campaign Zero | A group dedicated to police reform and reducing violence through policy change.


The Loveland Foundation  | An organization focused on providing mental health support for black women and girls.


African American Policy Forum #SayHerName campaign | Raises awareness through activism about police violence on women and girls of color. 


Center for Anti-Racist Research at BU | Fosters exhaustive racial research, research-based policy innovation, data-driven educational and advocacy campaigns, and narrative-change initiatives.