Charities

Here are various charities that will not only help the protests but also the communities most impacted by racial injustice. If you have any suggestions for additions please leave a comment.

 

Black Lives Matter:

https://blacklivesmatter.com/

 

NAACP:

https://www.naacp.org/

 

Know your Rights Camp:

https://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/

 

Color of Change:

https://colorofchange.org/

 

Black Movement Law Project:

https://bmlp.org/

 

Black Voters Matter:

https://www.blackvotersmatterfund.org/

 

Survived and Punished:

https://www.alliedmedia.org/survived-and-punished/donate

 

Black Journalism Fund:

https://www.localmedia.org/journalism-fund-for-black-newspapers/

 

Equal Justice Initiative:

https://eji.org/

 

Black Emotional and Mental Health Reform:

https://www.beam.community/

 

Fair Fight:

https://fairfight.com/

 

Transgender Gender-Variant and Intersex Justice Project:

http://www.tgijp.org/

 

ACLU:

https://www.aclu.org/

 

Campaign Zero:

https://www.joincampaignzero.org/

 

Reclaim The Block:

https://www.reclaimtheblock.org/home/#about

 

Community Justice Exchange:

https://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/

 

Act Blue Bail Funds for Protesters:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd

 

Communities United Against Police Brutality:

https://www.cuapb.org/what_we_do

 

Fayette Village:

https://www.facebook.com/FayetteVillage/

 

Historical Evidence of Black Oppression in American History

This list is not in chronological order nor is it anywhere near complete, as I continue to learn I will add to this list. Please leave comments on events you think should be included.

 

The Beginning of Slavery:

https://www.history.com/news/american-slavery-before-jamestown-1619

 

Slavery in the United States:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_the_United_States

 

Fugitive Slave act of 1850:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fugitive_Slave_Act_of_1850

 

The Civil War:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War

 

Tulsa Massacre:

https://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/hbo-2019/the-massacre-of-black-wall-street/3217/

 

Redlining:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redlining#:~:text=In%20the%20United%20States%2C%20redlining,the%20selective%20raising%20of%20prices.

 

The Green book:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Negro_Motorist_Green_Book

 

Segregation in schools:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_v._Board_of_Education

 

Jim Crow Laws:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Crow_laws#:~:text=Jim%20Crow%20laws%20were%20state,blacks%20during%20the%20Reconstruction%20period.

 

Tuskegee Syphilis experiment:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuskegee_syphilis_experiment

 

Attacks against African- American churches:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_attacks_against_African-American_churches

 

Confederate Monuments:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Confederate_monuments_and_memorials

 

Black Suffrage:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_suffrage_in_the_United_States

 

Segregation:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial_segregation_in_the_United_States#:~:text=De%20jure%20segregation%20mandated%20the,Fair%20Housing%20Act%20of%201968.

 

Seneca Village:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_Village

 

Wilmington Insurrection/Massacre:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilmington_insurrection_of_1898

 

Rosewood Massacre:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosewood_massacre

 

East St. Louis Riots:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_St._Louis_riots

 

Red Summer:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Summer

 

Selma to Montgomery Marches:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selma_to_Montgomery_marches

 

Elaine Massacre:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaine_massacre

Black Leaders, Movements, and Persons of Note

This is only the beginning and focuses more on the historical icons of the fight for equality in America currently. I will continue to build this list and bring in more current examples. If you have suggestions for additions please leave them in the comments

 

Medgar Evers:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medgar_Evers

 

Myrlie Evers-Williams:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrlie_Evers-Williams

 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr.

 

Coretta Scott King:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coretta_Scott_King

 

Malcolm X:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X

 

Rosa Parks:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks

 

James Baldwin:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Baldwin

 

Angela Davis:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Davis

 

Fred Hampton:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Hampton

 

Victoria Gray Adams:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Gray_Adams

 

Thurgood Marshall:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thurgood_Marshall

 

Endesha Ida Mae Holland-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endesha_Ida_Mae_Holland

 

Muhammad Ali:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali

 

Fannie Lou Hamer:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fannie_Lou_Hamer

 

Harry Belafonte:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Belafonte

 

Langston Hughes:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes

 

Bob Moses:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Moses_(activist)

 

SNCC:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Student_Nonviolent_Coordinating_Committee

 

James Forman:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Forman

 

Deacons for Defense and Justice:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deacons_for_Defense_and_Justice

 

Robert F Williams:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_F._Williams

 

SCLC:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Christian_Leadership_Conference

 

Huey P. Newton:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huey_P._Newton

 

Bobby Seale:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Seale

 

Black Panthers:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Panther_Party

 

Bayard Rustin:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayard_Rustin

 

Ella Baker:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Baker

 

The Underground Railroad:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underground_Railroad#:~:text=The%20Underground%20Railroad%20was%20a,the%20cause%20of%20the%20escapees.

 

Harriet Tubman:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman

 

Abolitionists:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolitionism_in_the_United_States

 

Frederick Douglass:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass

 

Freedom Riders:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Riders#:~:text=Freedom%20Riders%20were%20civil%20rights,ruled%20that%20segregated%20public%20buses

 

Sojourner Truth:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth

 

Ida B Wells

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_B._Wells

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