I've been staring at my phone brokenhearted with a pit in my stomach for the past several days.
Here are some Twitter threads I recommend if you too are wanting to do something or learn more about being an ally but don't know where to start:
Tatiana Mac@tatianatmacAre you a white woman who is feeling sad about everything that's going on but unsure what you should be doing?
I wrote you a guide on how to save your tears and to take meaningful action moving forward.
👉🏽 tatianamac.com/posts/save-the…03:42 AM - 30 May 2020
Tatiana Mac@tatianatmacAre you a white guy who is feeling unsure what you should be doing rn? Have you already donated and are like "now what?"
I wrote you the White Guyde To The Galaxy!
Just npm install or yarn add this into your brain!1 (works with all versions of node)
👉🏽 tatianamac.com/posts/white-gu…06:41 AM - 29 May 2020
Diversify Tech1/ A thread for non-Black folks.
We are all complicit in perpetuating anti-Black racism. We cannot standby and hope things will resolve themselves.
Here are resources thanks to folks who took the time to educate us.18:25 PM - 30 May 2020
T. Greg Doucette@greg_doucetteHow much time do you have? 😂
1/ twitter.com/sailorbrendan/…17:06 PM - 28 May 2020Sailor Brendan @SailorBrendanI don't expect I'm gonna get a lot of traction, but I'd really love it if some folks in #LawEnforcement or #lawyers wanted to jump in and give us a set of concrete steps we can take to deal with the takeover of the legal and justice systems by white nationalists.
brittany packnett cunningham does not do remixes.@mspackyettiWhite folks: instead of lather, rinse & repeat your tweets for #GeorgeFloyd or about #AmyCooper, here are things you can *actually do* to interrupt that stems from which you benefit.
Compiled by white people who made the effort:
medium.com/equality-inclu…16:10 PM - 26 May 2020
I've made some local donations, and also set up a monthly donation to Campaign Zero (WeTheProtestors).
Match me here: joincampaignzero.org
Check this thread for more info from a co-founder:
A thread of other recommendations of orgs to support:
sean typos miura@seanmiuraDue to the flood of support, MFF has asked that donations move to other orgs.
Black Visions Collective secure.everyaction.com/4omQDAR0oUiUag…
Reclaim The Block secure.everyaction.com/zae4prEeKESHBy…
North Star Health Collective
I'll add Louisville Bail Fund
actionnetwork.org/fundraising/lo… twitter.com/seanmiura/stat…16:00 PM - 29 May 2020sean typos miura @seanmiuraMatched, tagged the wrong handle in earlier tweet. Match me if you can at one of below. Minnesota Freedom Fund - https://t.co/vOsD77utCb George Floyd Memorial Fund (vetted through his family's attorney) - https://t.co/RT3zcsbhow @BlackVisionsMN - https://t.co/YqYoYeWF5r https://t.co/gKCCUoNg9K https://t.co/hYgWgX00qS