It’s dangerous to not listen–that keeps us from learning.

 

Here is a small resource list of organizations and people educating and fighting for Black Lives.

Thank you to Herban Healing: Shelagh BrownAlmost Consulting & Kim Julie Hansen for your resource lists.

Please take the time to donate money to those you learn from. No More Free Labor!

SHELAGH BROWN (you have heard from Shelagh on “Ask the Herbalist”)
https://www.instagram.com/herbanhealing/
PayPal: Brandi.brown@bastyr.edu
Venmo: Shelagh
Cash app: $herbanhealing

CATRICE M JACKSON
http://www.catriceology.com/
IG: https://www.instagram.com/catriceology/
5 part Training Series

LINDA BLACK ELK
https://www.instagram.com/linda.black.elk/

MAJ TOURE
https://www.instagram.com/majtoure/

KENDRIANA WASHINGTON
https://www.kendriana.com/

RACHEL CARGLE
https://www.rachelcargle.com/
https://www.instagram.com/rachel.cargle/

ERICK HART
https://www.instagram.com/ihartericka/
Their Courses

Donate to BREONNA TAYLOR

Donate to KIMBERLY HANDY JONES (son killed by MN police in 2017, educating people at the protests)

 

ORGANIZATIONS & RESOURCES

Here is a compiled RESOURCE LIST from INDIGO including legal/bail information: Thank You!

List of BIPOC/LGBTQIA/WOMEN owned Cannabis and CBD Businesses
Cannaclusive Inclusive Base 

List of black owned businesses in Humboldt and other resources
Black Humboldt

Bail Black Mamas (and others) out of jail

Shop and support black owned businesses
We Buy Black
The Black Wallet
Official Black Wall Street

Pay an HONOR TAX (Wiyot/Northern California) to the indigenous people for the land you are living on now
Start one if there isn’t one in your area

Donate to your local chapter of Black Lives Matter

No White Saviors

CHECK YOUR PRIVILEGE

THE GREAT UNLEARN

Help to end the incarceration of women and girls

Help women re-enter society after prison

Black Visions MN

Reclaim the Block

Color of Change: do something real about injustice

BOOKS  

Me And White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
   Layla F. Saad’s Reading List

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Why are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Ibram X. Kendi’s Books

 

KIDS BOOKS (thanks to Blunt Blowing Mama)

Hair Love by Matthew A Cherry 

Dream Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison

Please Baby, Please by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beatty

The Day You Begin by Rafael Lopez

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Maya Angelou’s Children’s Books

OTHER

Vote!

Run for office.

Sign petitions and call your government.

Get involved locally.

Don’t ask for free labor, that includes racial education. Pay people for their labor.

Host a decolonizing workshop for employees.

Talk to your kids about color, read them books about black children.

Credit and Listen to black voices

Don’t post violent videos of black people being harmed or killed. Instead post about ways we can help or make a change. 

Use your everyday privilege to help others

75 things white people can do

Bystander Response

Kiskanu:

Kiskanu Dispensary is supporting BIPOC/LGTBQIA/Women owned brands and offering discounts for “We Love Wednesday”.

Offering free tickets for BIPOC to attend Cannabis Workshops and Educational Events.

Donating products for gifting at BIPOC and equity events.

A percentage of our Dispensary ATM withdrawals goes to National Bailout.

Donating money to above organizations and people.

Aligning with BIPOC/LGTBQIA/Women owned brands, contractors and consultants.

Taking the time to hear, read and learn how to best support the Black community.

Follow us on IG to learn more: Kiskanu 

Please let us know how we can support you or how we can do better!