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Over the past few weeks, the loss of George Floyd at the hands of four Minnesotan police officers has provoked global change. This is just one of the many Black individuals who have lost their lives to inequality over the years.

In light of recent events, we've started to see positive change for the better. Even though we see progress now, we must keep the momentum alive.

Below is an all-encompassing directory of some ways you can help contribute to the movement for basic human rights, justice & equality.

 

 

Donate:

Black Youth

Federation of Black Canadians 

George Floyd Memorial Fund 

Black Lives Matter Fund

Canadian Race Relations Funds (CRRF-FCRR)

Black Women in Motion

NIA Centre for the Arts

Urban Alliance Toronto

 

 

Watch:

Dear White People (Netflix)

American Son (Netflix)

I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin Documentary

The Skin We're In (Netflix)

13th (Netflix)

Secret Vancouver: Return to Hogan's Alley

 

 

Eat:

Harambe Ethiopian

Raphaels Gourmet

Taps and Tacos

Lagos Chop

Farafena

Calabash Bistro

Salt and Sear Catering

Kaluhi's Kitchen

Alebi African Cuisine

Kilimanjaro Snack House

PG's Jamaican Restaurant

Safari Snack House

Axum Ethiopian

Gojo Cafe Ethiopian

Simba's Grill

 

 

Canadian Black & Anti-Racist Groups:

Hogans Alley Society

The Come Up (Y.E.G)

Montreal Black Film Festival

Toronto Black Film Festival

Halifax Black Film Festival

Black Youth Helpline

Black Legal Action Centre 

BLC (Black Liberation Collective) Ryerson

 

 

Read:

How to be an anti-racist - Ibram X Kendi

Policing Black Lives - Robyn Maynard

So You Want to Talk About Race - Ijeoma Oluo

Heavy: An American Memoir - Keise Laymon

Are Prisoners Obsolete - Angela Y. Davis

White Fragility - Robin DiAngelo

The Hate You Give - Angie Thomas

Black Feminist Thought - Patricia Hill Collins

Why I am No Longer Talking to White People About Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge

 


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