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Learning resources:

Anti-Racism for Beginners. A Google doc filled with resources to educate yourself on racism and how to fight it. Covering topics like: white privilege, how to talk to your kids about racism, white feminism and much more.   Access it here. 

Write to your MP: 

Below is a link shared by @Qwiiss on Twitter, which is a template for an email you can send to your MP demanding action for the issues facing the black community in the US and at home in the UK.

Template here

Please donate to these causes:

UKBLM Fund. “UKBLM is a coalition of Black liberation organisers across the UK. Donations are to support UKBLM’s work with black communities across the UK. This is an evolving fund to support black life against institutional racism and enable radical reimagining/knowledge production from within our communities.” Donate here.

Black Visions Collective. “A political home for black people across Minnesota,” this Minnesota nonprofit is dedicated to safe, autonomous black communities. Donate here.

Northstar Health Collective. The group of nurses, doctors, and healthcare professionals provide medical assistance to protesters. Donate here.

Official George Floyd Memorial Fund. A GoFundMe campaign organised by Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd. Donate here.

Communities United Against Police Brutality. An organisation that provides assistance to individuals and families dealing with the effects of police brutality while also running a 24-hour crisis line that people can call to report instances of abuse. Donate here. 

Official Belly Mujinga Fund. A GoFundMe campaign to help Belly Mujinga’s family. Donate here.

Follow this Twitter thread for useful information on how to demand justice for Belly Mujinga, including template letters to send to your MP.