Social Justice Resources for Seattle

Social Justice Resources for Seattle

Register to vote in WA

 

Complete the 2020 Census

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Black Lives Matter – Seattle/King County

 

King County Equity Now

 

Equal Justice Initiative

 

Black Visions Collective

 

Campaign Zero

 

American Civil Liberties Union

 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

 

Color of Change

 

National Black Justice Coalition

 

Black Is Beautiful Initiative for beer drinkers and a list of participating WA breweries

 

PETITIONS TO SIGN

Demand Racial Data on Coronavirus

 

Coronavirus: Demand More from the Government

 

Hands Up Act

 

National Action Against Police Brutality

 

BLACKED OWNED SEATTLE BUSINESSES

King 5’s list of 150+ Black owned businesses, by city

 

Thank you to everyone for tagging more local Black-owned businesses! We tried to get them all in this one -- we’d love to see more in the comments!! ✨-- (ALSO how could we forget The Original Philly’s on MLK Way?! --) #blackowned #blackhistorymonth #seattlelocal #supportlocal (Instagram only lets you tag 20 ppl in posts so others are in the comments!)

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DONATE/FINANCIALLY SUPPORT

National Bail Fund Network

 

BLM Seattle Freedom Fund (currently fully funded)

 

PEOPLE TO CHECK OUT

Nikkita Oliver

 

Emmanuel Acho

 

Jane Elliott

 

Patrisse Cullors

 

Layla Saad

 

BOOKS TO READ

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum

White Rage by Carol Anderson

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

 

WHAT TO WATCH

When They See Us (Netflix) - Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.

Dear White People (Netflix) - Students of color navigate the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that's not nearly as "post-racial" as it thinks.

13TH (Netflix) - In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.

If Beale Street Could Talk (Hulu) - Based on the novel by James Baldwin, "If Beale Street Could Talk" is a soulful drama about a young couple fighting for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.

Just Mercy (Amazon) - A powerful true story that follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his battle for justice as he defends a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence.

 

FOR THE KIDS

PBS Kids - 13 Children's Books About Race and Diversity

A Is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work by Tiffany Jewell

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X by Ilyasah Shabazz

 

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