Anti-Racism Resources & Support

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Anti-Racism Resources & Support
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  • How To Be An Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi asks readers to consider what antiracist society might look like and our roles in building it
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou’s debut memoir illustrates how strength of character and a love of literature helped her overcome racism and trauma in her life
  • Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson’s powerful true story about the work of his Equal Justice Initiative, defending those wrongfully convicted in the criminal justice system 
  • The Miner’s Canary -  Lani Guinier & Gerald Torres examine the complex relationship between race and power in America
  • The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison’s first novel asks powerful questions about race, class, and gender
  • The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin’s essays giving passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston’s book is one of the most widely read and highly acclaimed novel’s in the canon of African-American literature
  • The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander places mass incarceration at the forefront of the movement for racial justice in America.
  • The Warmth of Other Suns - Isabel Wilkerson illuminates the epic story of America’s Great Migration
  • The Wretched of the Earth - Frantz Fanon analyzes of the psychology of the colonized and their path to liberation
  • Washington Post - What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the current civil unrest?
  • White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo explores white sensitivity to discussions about race and how it maintains racial inequality

Actions You Can Take

  • American Civil Liberties Union – Support their efforts to end police brutality, demand racial justice, and defend our right to protest
  • Atlanta Solidarity Fund - The fund bails out activists who are arrested for participating in social justice movements, and helps them get access to lawyers
  • Basil Kincaid - Art prints
  • Black Enterprise - 100+ Black Businesses to Support on Juneteenth and Every Day
  • Black Lives Matter - Global network to bring justice, healing, and freedom to Black people across the globe
  • Black Lives Matter NewHaven – Support the work of our local Black Lives Matter chapter
  • Black Visions Collective – Support this organization’s work dedicated to Black and collective liberation
  • Black Women's Health Imperative – Support BWHI’s mission to help protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls
  • BLK MKT Vintage - Vintage items centered on Black cultural artifacts
  • Campaign Zero - Comprehensive platform of research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America
  • Dark Room - Black Lives Matter art print fundraiser
  • Equal Justice Initiative - Bryan Stevenson's nonprofit that provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons
  • Etsy - Purchase one-of-a-kind creations from Black sellers in the Etsy community
  • Fight for Breonna – Sign the petition to seek justice for the late Breonna Taylor
  • Forbes - 75 Black owned businesses to support
  • George Floyd Memorial Fund – Official fund created by the late George Floyd’s family
  • Glamour - 39 Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Today and Everyday
  • Harper's Bazaar - Where to Donate to Support Black Trans Lives
  • I Run with Maud – Official fund for the late Ahmaud Arbery’s family
  • Justice in June - Learning resources and a schedule of what to do each day to become more informed on becoming an active ally to the Black community
  • Justice for Breonna Taylor – Official fund for the late Breonna Taylor’s family
  • Know Your Rights Camp - Campaign for youth to raise awareness on higher education, self-empowerment, and interacting with law enforcement
  • Loveland Foundation – Support their mission of providing financial assistance for mental health therapy for Black women and girls 
  • Medium - 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
  • Minnesota Freedom Fund - community based nonprofit that combats the harms of incarceration by paying bail for low-income individuals
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. -  America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice
  • National Urban League - Support the efforts of the historic civil rights organization that advocates for economic and social justice for Black people
  • NY Mag - 138 Black-Owned Businesses to Support
  • Oprah Magazine - 25 Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now
  • Reclaim the Block - Organizes around policies that strengthen community-led safety initiatives and reduce reliance on police departments
  • Refinery29 - Find & Support Black-Owned Businesses With These Apps & Websites
  • SEO - One of the nation’s top educational and career development organizations for underserved and underrepresented students
  • Support Black Owned - Directory of Black owned businesses
  • The Everygirl - 30+ Black-Owned Businesses to Support Now and Always

Continuum of Care, Inc.’s mission is to enable people who are challenged with mental illness, intellectual disability or other disability, and/or addiction, to rebuild a meaningful life and thrive in the community.