Black Lives Matter - some things you can do

Monday 08-06-2020 - 10:55

Black Lives Matter: some practical actions


Educate yourself

The New York Times has put together a suggested reading list and we would add the following to it:

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Maya Angelou
So You Want To Talk About Race: Ijeoma Oluo
Me and White Supremacy: How To Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change The World: Layla Saad and Robin DiAngelo


If you can afford to you can donate to different funds for victims and protesters:

Donate to the George Floyd Memorial fund here.

Donate to the official Black Lives Matter campaign here.

Donate to the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust here.

Donate to The Bail Project here.

Donate to the Belly Mujinga memorial fund here.

Donate to the Ahmaud Arbery memorial fund here.

Donate to The Movement For Black Lives here.


Sign a petition

There are various petitions currently open, here are some:

Sign the Justice for George Floyd petition here.

Sign the petition for #WeCantBreathe here.

Sign the Justice for Belly Mujinga petition here.

Sign the Justice for Breonna Taylor petition here.

Sign the Suspend UK export of tear gas, rubber bullets and riot shields to USA here

Report it

If you are a victim or witness to a racially motivated attack, verbal or physical REPORT it.
Dial 101, or in an emergency 999, or online here
Anonymous options available at Victim Support Gloucestershire and Crimestoppers UK.

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