We must build a new foundation on top of what has been laid. Our ancestors are gone, both free and enslaved. Now we must set free every part that remains, of a system where value was based on race. Your actions define what you will create, this world is in your hands to mold and to shape!
We love you, we see you and stand with you. We need integration, not separation. Our differences will bring us closer as we take this world apart. Magnets need opposites to stick together, and we must keep this in mind as we fight for one another.
The disparities are alarming. Black Americans have 10X lower wealth. Black mothers die at 3-4X higher rate. 1 in 3 Black men enter the criminal justice system during their lives. 1 in 5 Black Americans have experienced voter suppression. Individual people are no longer the problem, oppressive systems & policies are.
You want to help and everything counts no matter how small. This link will has different options for getting involved. Alone it may be tough but together, we can do anything.
You serve. You work. You love. You give. It's not easy being a police officer. We want to support you while you support us. Help us create a world where we all are safe.
Raising children comes with the reality that we are learning more than we are teaching. This is a new day. Together we can raise a new generation of dreamers & believers.
This moment may be the most difficult you've ever faced. We want to provide resources to help figure it out. You're not alone, and this too shall pass.
You want to know who we are? There is a rich legacy before slavery, which was only a small portion of our story. Africa is the origin of all human life. Let's dig deeper than ever before.
The New Jim Crow challenges all of us to place mass incarceration at the forefront of a new movement for racial justice in America. These orgs have been directly impacted by mass incarceration and/or that are deeply rooted in the communities they serve.
The Innocence Project's mission is to free the staggering number of innocent people who remain incarcerated, and to bring reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment. Save innocent lives today by getting involved with this amazing cause!
If you have experienced discrimination from the Police anywhere in the US, file a civil rights complaint as soon as possible. In more circumstances, you have only one year from the date of the incident to do so.
The Sentencing Project works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system by producing groundbreaking research to promote reforms in sentencing policy, address unjust racial disparities and practices, and to advocate for alternatives to incarceration.
Have you always wondered where your family came from? Ancestry.com has one of the largest databases for Census & Military records. You may feel that you know very little, but you'll be surprised how far that little can go. Just start with yourself and go from there.
Our heritage was lost in the wake of selfishness and cruelty. We cannot change our history, but we can give the voiceless a voice. Have a knack for reading & writing? Help transcribe more than 1.5 million pages from the Freedmen's Bureau records today!
The NAACP has been an advocate for our progress, inclusion and equality since it's inception. There are many resources for families, businesses and info on the community outreach. Click below to find our more about the NAACP and how you can get involved today.
Grassroots Law Project fights to liberate our communities from the oppressive systems of policing, incarceration, and injustice. Join in on the progress they are making in establishing establishing equality for all.
Develops, promotes and sponsors trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and vulnerable communities.
Let's work together to change this world for us all!