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 Educate and Advocate 

Do your part and contribute. If you feel safe to do so, join a protest, and educate yourself and others in some of the following ways:

Call & Text
  • Text “DEMANDS” to 55-156

  • Text “JUSTICE” to 66-8336

  • Text “ENOUGH” to 55-165

  • Leave a message for Louisville Mayor and demand justice for Breonna Taylor (502-5740-2003)

Read & Support Black Authors
Listen
  • Code Switch - NPR's multi-racial, multi-generational journalistic podcast focused on race, ethnicity, and culture in the 21st century.

  • 1619 - The podcast component of the New York Times series about the ways slavery built and transformed America.

  • About Race - The now-ended Panoply podcast starring Anna Holmes, Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby, "about the ways we can't talk, don't talk, would rather not talk, but intermittently, fitfully, embarrassingly talk about culture, identity, politics, power, and privilege."

  • Seeing White - A 14-part podcast documentary series from Scene on Radio that seeks to answer the question of where "whiteness" even comes from, and what it's for.

  • Pod Save the People - Activist and organizer DeRay McKesson's popular social justice and politics podcast on the Crooked Media network, with co-hosts Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Sam Sinyangwe, and Dr. Clint Smith.

Watch
  • 13th (Netflix)

  • American Son (Netflix)

  • See You Yesterday (Netflix)

  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Hulu)

  • The Hate You Give (Hulu)

  • Black Power Mixtape

  • Clemency

  • Fruitvale Station

  • I Am Not Your Negro

  • Just Mercy

  • Selma

  • Green Book

  • Arresting Power

  • The Murder of Fred Hampton

  • When They See Us (Netflix)

  • Dear White People (Netflix)

  • Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)

Take Action
  • Register to vote

  • Check in on your black friends, family, peers, partners, and colleagues 

  • Educate yourself and read up on what it means to be anti-racist

  • Screenshot, share, and re-post resources to educate those around you

  • Don’t center the narrative around you. Identify your privilege and condemn it

  • Stop supporting organizations that promote hate

  • Be an ally and advocate after the outrage ends

  • Continue to donate and support initiatives you care about if you have the means

Sources: @CHNGE on Instagram & The Portland Mercury Online

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