Don’t just share posts calling for action; take action. Read, learn, protest. In the wake of the death of George Floyd’s incomprehensible death in police custody, the world is furious and the sickening effect of systemic racism is highlighted once again. ⠀
Today and every day, black communities need your support and solidarity so that inbuilt injustice can be tackled head on, together. ⠀
Channel your anger. Here is a list of organisations, petitions, funds and community-led initiatives, working tirelessly to facilitate change.
Follow, support and donate, if you can.
DONATE TO BLACK TRAINING AND ENTERPRISE GROUP
The mission of BTEG is to end racial inequality by championing fairness, aiming to end systemic racism in the workplace and by pioneering innovative solutions to empower BAME communities across the UK through education, employment and enterprise.
DONATE TO BLACK MINDS MATTER UK
A non-profit organisation, Black Minds Matter is passionate about empowering BAME communities across the UK through self-development, including workshops, art therapy, fitness and mentoring.
DONATE TO THE ANTHONY WALKER FOUNDATION
Based in Merseyside, north west England, The Anthony Walker Foundation aims to promote racial harmony in sport, the arts and education. The charity was set up in 2006 following the racially motivated murder of 18-year-old Anthony Walker the year before.
DONATE TO AFRICAN RAINBOW FAMILY
Established in 2014, African Rainbow Family is a non-profit charity that supports LGBTQ+ people of BAME groups by helping those seeking asylum, campaigning for global BAME LGBTQ+ equality and working to eradicate hate crimes.
DONATE TO BLACK LIVES MATTER
An anti-racist, international human rights movement born in the US, Black Lives Matter is a global coalition of activists who educate people and set up demonstrations and protests to stand against systemic racism towards BAME people, police brutality, and racial inequality.
DONATE TO THE GEORGE FLOYD MEMORIAL FUND
Set up by his brother, Philonise Floyd, The George Floyd Memorial Fund will cover his funeral and burial expenses while assisting Floyd’s family during the days to come.
SIGN THE JUSTICE FOR BIG FLOYD PETITION
This online petition demanding justice for George Floyd is the fastest growing Change.org petition ever. Add your signature here.
DONATE TO THE BAIL PROJECT
The Bail Project is a non-profit organisation designed to combat mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail protocol as an act of resistance against a system that criminalises race and poverty.
BYP100 is a national organisation of black 18 to 35-year-olds olds working to ensure justice and freedom for all black people.
SUPPORT RECLAIM THE BLOCK
Reclaim the Block works with Minneapolis community and city council members to ensure that police money is moved into other areas of the city’s budget that facilitate long-term solutions for better community health and safety.
FOLLOW COLOR OF CHANGE
Color of Change designs powerful campaigns designed to end practices which unfairly hold black people back, while championing solutions that encourage future change.
DONATE TO WINNING JUSTICE
Powered by Color of Change, Winning Justice is a prosecutor accountability movement working to end the most unjust, unconstitutional, destructive and racist practices of prosecutors: money bail, over-charging, over-sentencing, over-policing and more.
FOLLOW THE CONSCIOUS KID
The Conscious Kid creates resources for parenting and education through a critical race lens in order to empower meaningful progress.
SUPPORT BLACK VISIONS COLLECTIVE
Black Visions Collective is a a black, trans, and queer-led social justice organisation and legal fund based in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
SUPPORT MOVEMENT FOR BLACK LIVES
MB4L is a space in which black organisations across the country can come together to debate and discuss the current political conditions and develop shared assessments of what political interventions were necessary in order to achieve key policy, cultural and political wins.