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fair and lovely
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Southeast Asians for Black Lives: Knowing the Difference Between Colorism and Racism, and Why It Matters (#BLM)

As Lupita Nyong’o told BBC Newsnight just last year, “[colorism] is the daughter of racism [in] a world that rewards lighter skin over darker skin.” Now, don’t get me wrong; I’ve seen my fellow Southeast Asians doing their best to rally. The issue is that, unfortunately, many of us struggle to think beyond ourselves. This …

black lives matter resource lists
political blog

Donate: Organizations (#BlackLivesMatter)

So, you’re ready to donate. That’s great! Here’s a list of non-profit organizations currently taking donations. The *** indicates I have ongoing fundraisers for these organizations. Find more info at the bottom. Black/Black-Inclusive Non-Profit Organizations Reclaim the Block Campaign Zero The Racial Justice Network The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) The Marshall Project The Color …

victim funds
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Donate: Individual/Victim Funds (#BlackLivesMatter)

So, you’re ready to donate. That’s great! Here’s a list of individual/victim funds currently taking donations. Official George Floyd Memorial Fund George Floyd’s Daughter Fund The Breonna Taylor Fund The Ahmaud Arbery Fund The Regis Korchinski Fund The Jamee Johnson Fund The Trevor Belle Fund The Italia Kelley Fund The Maurice Gordon Fund The Support …

black lives matters petitions
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Petitions: Where to Find Them, and Where to Sign Them (#BlackLivesMatter)

As promised, here’s a collection of petitions you can [and absolutely should] be signing right now. I’ll be updating this as I find more, and I’ll also be posting more resource lists on my website in the coming days/weeks/months/etc. If you’re searching for ways you can help or more places to find information, check back …