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Before reading anything I have to say about any topic, please start here. Please read the articles posted, and choose at least one of the organizations listed below (or another of your choice) to contribute to. I’ve also included links to curated collections of additional resources for further learning.

Read:

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

https://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles_Gen/Letter_Birmingham.html

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

http://convention.myacpa.org/houston2018/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/UnpackingTheKnapsack.pdf

Dear White People, This is What We Want You to Do

https://insidethekandidish.wordpress.com/2020/05/30/dear-white-people-this-is-what-we-want-you-to-do/

Of Course There Are Protests. The State Is Failing Black People.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/29/opinion/george-floyd-minneapolis.html

The New Jim Crow

https://prospect.org/special-report/new-jim-crow/

Donate:

Please choose at least one of the organizations below, and donate any amount that is meaningful to you.

Go Deeper:

Antiracist Allyship Starter Pack

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vTkmrhfhYUfCcTbp3NoDmxKZUAN7xMiVuhqIlNBizKz-Ih7yPPqTPFgYzmd5NgKtEdpVugB6GoZwPWR/pubhtml

A 28-day reading plan for white and non-black POC (people of color)  aspiring allies

https://tinyurl.com/AspiringAllyReadingPlan

Scaffolded Anti-Racist Resources

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PrAq4iBNb4nVIcTsLcNlW8zjaQXBLkWayL8EaPlh0bc/preview?fbclid=IwAR0693on6pX64IgnoShyyTmCs7dzfHBMHUJbWkKieiEXCcsibx2ewpvv4fM&pru=AAABcqR8RC0%2AmYsPnXn5DAOxYtzJls-XWQ