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Black Lives Matter: Resources

There are many people and organisations doing great work to put as many accessible resources as possible in one place. Here is a guide to some that we have found useful, and we hope that they are helpful to you, too.


Talk to Someone

Firstly, we recognise the mental strain this is having on so many people. If you need to reach out and talk to someone the following organisations are really helpful.

YPAS – Young Persons Advisory Service

MIND  – For better mental health

MYA – Merseyside Youth Association

Sunshine Behavioural Health – An resource for those living in America, but with some useful information on mental health.

 

Other support:

Summit Wellness Group – a resource to support those struggling with substance abuse.


How to support the fight against racism now and into the future.

Gaylene Gould (@gaylene_g) has put together this open document of racial justice organisations doing continued work in the UK

twitter.com/gaylene_g/status/1267547083227181056?s=19

 

‘It’s Nice That’, have put together a list of resources, including organisations you can fund, petitions to sign and learning materials.

www.itsnicethat.com/news/resources-supporting-black-lives-matter-movement-creative-industry-010620

 

Below is a thread with ways you can help seek justice for Belly Mujinga from @Directoromok

twitter.com/Directoromok/status/1266524424884441091?s=19

 

The United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC), is a coalition of those affected by deaths in police

uffcampaign.org/

 

Runnymede is the UK’s leading independent race equality think tank. We generate intelligence to challenge race inequality in Britain through research, network building, leading debate, and policy engagement.

www.runnymedetrust.org/


Information and Signposting for people that want to learn how to be better allies

Afua Hirsch has written a useful article about Britain and racism.

amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/03/racism-george-floyd-britain-america-uk-black-people?__twitter_impression=true

 

Mireille Cassandra Harper has put together this brilliant thread of ten steps to non-optical allyship

twitter.com/mireillecharper/status/1266335563197501440?s=19

 

Rachel Cargle (@RachelCargle) has put together a syllabus for revolution with ‘The Great Unlearn’

www.patreon.com/posts/revolution-now-37706213

 

Below is a list of anti racism resources for white people. It is a selection of books, articles, podcasts etc. There is at least one resource that is accessible for you, there is no excuse.

Document compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alyssa Klein in May 2020.

docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/mobilebasic?usp=gmail


Accounts to Follow to stay updated and to support locally, nationally and internationally

@BlkLiverpool 

@ROOTedZine

@halcyonmaguk

@galdemzine

@BTProject_

@4FrontProject

@renireni

 


Header photo by Iain Watts