Black Lives Matter | What You Can Do To Help

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#BLACKLIVESMATTER

What happened to George Floyd is a horrendous tragedy that ignited the pain of our brothers and sisters across the nation. It is a painful reminder that injustice still exists and as a community and as especially as individuals, we need to do more.

All lives do not matter until Black lives matter.

Here are actionable steps you can take to support the Black Lives Matter movement. If you cannot give, please educate and spread the word to those who may not understand the uproar.

DONATE

Support NPOs working towards Black justice and equality.

Jacob Blake was shot 7 times in the back by police in front of his children. Please help his family and take action:

  • Blake’s family created a GoFundMe to help them with medical bills, legal fees, support for his six children, and the cost of therapy.
  • You can contact local and state officials to demand justice for Blake and for the police officers involved to be held accountable:

READ/LISTEN

WATCH

  • When They See Us (Netflix, 2019)
  • The Central Park Five (Amazon and PBS, 2012)
  • 13th (Netflix, 2016)
  • 16 Shots (Showtime, 2018)
  • Copwatch (Amazon Prime, 2017)
  • Just Mercy (Amazon Prime, 2019)
  • Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (Netflix, 2017)
  • Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland (HBO, 2018)
  • The Innocence Files (Netflix, 2020)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (Amazon Prime, 2016)
  • Time: The Kalief Browder Story (Netflix, 2017)
  • Trigger Warning with Killer Mike, Episode 1: Living Black (Netflix, 2019)
  • The Force (Netflix, 2017)
  • Whose Streets (Hulu, 2017)
  • Green Book (Netflix, 2018)
  • Mudbound (Netflix, 2017)

SIGN

TEXT

  • “JUSTICE” to 668366
  • “FLOYD” to 55156
  • “ENOUGH” to 55156
  • “RESIST” to 55156

CALL

(612) 324-4499 to be connected with DA Michael Freeman, who has the authority to charge the offices in the murder of George Floyd. Here’s a sample script if you need one:

“Hi, my name is _____ from _____ and I am calling on behalf of George Floyd and the injustice that he faced. I demand that all four officers be arrested because being fired is not enough.”

SUPPORT LOCAL BLACK OWNED BUSINESSES

Research and find local Black-owned businesses and SUPPORT them. Buy gift cards, order take out, purchase products from their stores, promote their business to your friends and family, etc.

If you’re in the Seattle area, please see this Black owned businesses list by David Alton.

LEARN

Below are resources to help you better understand why the #BlackLivesMatter movement is so important.

This is just a start for many. We will update this page with new opportunities and resources as we find them.

Remember the injustices against George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Trayvon Martin, Philando Castile, Sandra Bland, Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Amadou Diallo, Michael Brown, Emmett Till, Martin Luther King, Jr., and countless others.

Make yourself a promise to do all you can until we are all equal.

If you have ideas to support the Black Lives Matter movement, we’d love to hear them. Please send us a message with any ideas that you have.

In Solidarity,

Alex Tran AKA Schimiggy

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4 Comments

    1. BLM is a terrorist hate group. When is the last time BLM did anything for a black community besides promote racism, hate, violence, and destruction. BLM shit an 8year old black girl to death. This group is a pathetic campaign strategy for Democrats to make it look like trump has lost control of the country.

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