Resources for BLM Movement

This is a growing list of resources to support our black friends, family, and community members locally and nationally. Email to add more resources

Winston-Salem Resources

List of WSNC Black-Owned Businesses

Community Bail Bond Fun WS Hosted by Forsyth County Community Bail Fund
The Forsyth County Community Bail Fund uses community donations to pay for the bonds of those incarcerated pre-trial who cannot afford to pay their way out of jail.

Venmo: @Emily-Thompson-140


Hope Lawn Care Supporting their workers after their encounter with WSPD while they were working

Venmo: @HopeLawnCare (Michael Avery)
CashApp: $SarahAvery2830

NAACP Winston-Salem Chapter
Ensuring political, educational, social, and economic equality for minority Winston-Salem citizens.

Black Philanthropy Initiative of the Winston-Salem Foundation
Through engagement and encouragement, BPI will educate people to recognize their philanthropic strengths of time, talent, and treasure for meaningful impact in the Black community and will address identified needs while continuing to build on the giving traditions in the Black community.

National & Minnesota Resources

George Floyd Memorial Fund The official Go Fund Me to support the family of George Floyd

Minnesota Freedom Fund Nonprofit organization dedicated to exposing root causes of dynamic social and environmental issues

Black Visions Collective BLVC is a Black-led, Queer and Trans centering organization whose mission is to organize powerful, connected Black communities and dismantle systems of violence

Reclaim the Block & Organizations Reclaim the Block is a community coalition representing activists, organizers, faith and community leaders united by the demand that Minneapolis divest from policing and invest in long-term alternatives that would decrease the scope of MPD and promote healthier, safer, more diverse communities.

*They have a call to donate to other organizations for long term community healing.

Campaign Zero An organization and online platform utilizing research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America.

Unicorn Riot Unicorn Riot’s purpose is to amplify the voices of people who might otherwise go unheard, and broadcast the stories that might otherwise go untold, as we further understand dynamic social struggles.

The MadMommy’s List for Black-Owned Etsy Shops

National Bail Fund Network

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Reading Resources

  • "White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism" by Robin DiAngelo
  • "How to Be an Antiracist" by Ibram X. Kendi
  • "Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do" by Jennifer L. Eberhardt
  • "Raising White Kids" by Jennifer Harvey
  • "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo
  • “The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement" by Matthew Horace and Ron Harris
  • "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson
  • "The Fire Next Time" by James Baldwin
  • "Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race" by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • "They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, And A New Era In America’s Racial Justice Movement" by Wesley Lowery -"Hood Feminism: Notes From The Women That The Movement Forgot" by Mikki Kendall
  • "Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism" by bell hooks
  • "Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People" by Ben Crump
  • "From Slavery To Freedom: A History of African Americans" by John Hope Franklin
  • "The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear" by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and William Barber II
  • "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You" by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
  • “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander
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