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.
Please take the time to donate money to those you learn from. No More Free Labor!
LINDA BLACK ELK
Donate to KIMBERLY HANDY JONES (son killed by MN police in 2017, educating people at the protests)
ORGANIZATIONS & RESOURCES
List of BIPOC/LGBTQIA/WOMEN owned Cannabis and CBD Businesses
Cannaclusive Inclusive Base
List of black owned businesses in Humboldt and other resources
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
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
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.
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.
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