Promote Racial Justice
Black Immigrant Collective
Minnesota Black-led immigrant organization that works at the intersection of Blackness and migration
Central Area Neighborhood Development Center and American Friends Service Committee
38th and Chicago – A Guide for White Allies in Spaces of Mourning
Color of Change
The nation’s largest online racial justice organization.
Communities United Against Police Brutality
Twin-Cities based organization created to deal with police brutality on an ongoing basis
Facilitating Racial Equity Collaborative
Collective of individuals and organizations committed to overcoming racism in Minnesota
Know Your Rights Camp
Advances the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders
The nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization
Voices for Racial Justice
A movement organization of leaders, organizers and culture workers who envision a world without racism
Support Our Communities
Eater Twin Cities
Where to Donate or Pick Up Free Meals and Groceries
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center
Donate and Volunteer in St. Paul
Hope Breakfast Bar
Give Hope provides thousands of meals per week to families in St. Paul
Mercado El Colegio
Donate and Volunteer in Minneapolis
National Bail Fund Network
A national project that works with organizers, advocates, and legal providers that are using community bail funds as part of efforts to radically change local bail systems and reduce incarceration
Neighbors United Funding Collaborative
Helping small businesses and the nonprofit community in the Midway neighborhood in St. Paul to rebuild during this time of need.
Official George Floyd Memorial Fund
Established to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist family in the days to come as they seek justice for Mr. Floyd.
People and Pets Together
Provides food and supplies for pets whose owners cannot do so right now.
Philando Castile Relief Fund
Established to help victims who have been affected by gun violence and police violence.
Pimento Relief Fund
Provides assistance to Black-owned businesses without insurance relief.
Resources for folks hurt by riots. Updated daily.
Trans Justice Funding Project
A Black community-led funding initiative to support grassroots trans justice groups run by and for trans people
Various Community Organizers
Extensive list of resources, petitions, and events for the entire community.
We Love Lake Street
Rebuilding Lake Street’s small businesses and community organizations.
West Broadway Business and Area Coalition
Partnering with the Northside Funders Group to gather donations for businesses in Minneapolis’ Northside impacted by the uprising and by COVID-19.
Support Black-Owned Businesses
African American Literature Book Club
Black-Owned Bookstores in the United States
Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine
How to Support Black-Owned Businesses in the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce
Empowers Black-owned businesses and the people who support them
Style + Shopping – Support Black-Owned Businesses
6 Reasons to Support Black-Owned Businesses | Local Black-Owned Coffeehouse Alternatives to Starbucks
Black-owned Etsy shops
How to Spend a Day in Black-Owned Minneapolis
The New Jim Crow – Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
AP Changes Writing Style to Capitalize ″B″ in Black
Beyond the Streets
36 Ways to Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets
29 YA Books by Black Authors That Are So Compelling You’ll Want to Read Them More Than Once
An Intimate Look at the Activists Involved in the Black Lives Matter Movement
Black Trans Sex Workers Want People To Say Their Names — While They’re Alive
What Is Racial Gaslighting?
Young Black Protesters Know Exactly What They Want – Radical Anti-Racism
Trina Greene Brown
Parenting for Liberation
Don’t Use Domestic Violence Victims to Derail Police Reform
Resources for White Parents to Learn About Racism
As Calls Grow for Police Reform, Officer Licensing Agency to Audit Practices
Minneapolis Has a Bold Plan to Tackle Racial Inequity. Now It Has to Follow Through
Parties — Not Protests — Are Causing Spikes in Coronavirus
Addressing Racism’s Toll – My Minneapolis Experience
New York Daily News
Living in Minneapolis While Black – How George Floyd’s City Feels to Me
National Museum of African American History and Culture
The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth (Juneteenth is Friday, June 19!)
George Floyd’s Autopsy and the Structural Gaslighting of America
For Our White Friends Desiring to be Allies
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (MUST READ)
Images from a Worldwide Protest Movement
The New Yorker
Minnesota’s Decades-Long Failure to Confront Police Abuse
A Black Psychologist’s Guide to Talking With Your Children About Race and Police Violence
A Letter Not From a Birmingham Jail
Why We Never Talk About Black-on-Black Crime: An Answer to White America’s Most Pressing Question
US News & World Report
The Minnesota Paradox: A State Grapples With Stark Racial Disparities
Watch & Listen
Minneapolis Defunds the Police – How Did We Get Here?
Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable
Robin DiAngelo on White Fragility
CNN and Sesame Street
Coming Together – Standing Up to Racism (town hall for kids and parents)
White People, Enough: A Look at Power and Control
Ending Racism and Oppression Within Our Anti-Violence Movement
Under the Blacklight – The Fire This Time
What Is Systemic Racism?
12 Podcasts About Race You Need to Hear
Scene on Radio
Dr. Robin DiAngelo Discusses ‘White Fragility’
How to Raise a Black Son in America
Just Mercy (film based on Bryan Stevenson’s book, currently streaming for free, MUST SEE)
Events and Activities
Friday Fitness – Healing Black Bodies Through Movement (weekly)
A Good Time for the Truth – Race in MN Chosen as Next One Book One Minnesota Read
The National Resource Center on Reaching Victims
Boys and Men of Color: Healing from Systemic and Interpersonal Trauma (webinar 7/1/20)
Navigating Mainstream: Reflections from Cultural Leaders (webinar 7/16/20)