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Black Women Radicals
Black Women Radicals (BWR) is a Black feminist advocacy organization dedicated to uplifting and centering Black women’s and gender non-conforming and non-binary people’s radical political activism. Rooted in intersectional and transnational Black feminisms and Womanisms, we are committed to empowering Black transgender, queer, cisgender radical women and gender non-conforming and non-binary activists by centering their political, intellectual, and cultural contributions to the field of Black Politics across time, space, and place in Africa and the African Diaspora.
Jacksonville Community Actions Committee
Jacksonville Community Action Committee is a Black led, grassroots organization created to fight for justice and liberation.
Pan-African Community Action
Pan-African Community Action (PACA) is part of a historic and global movement for Pan-Africanism, or the liberation and unification of Africa, and of African people on the continent and in the diaspora, under the economic system of scientific socialism. As part of the Pan-African movement, PACA is a grassroots group of African/Black people organizing for community-based power.
Global Grassroots Justice Alliance
Grassroots Global Justice (GGJ) is an alliance of over 60 US-based grassroots organizing (GRO) groups comprised of working and poor people and communities of color. GGJ brings GRO groups into a long-term process of relationship building, political alignment and transformational leadership development. GGJ weaves and bridges together US-based GRO groups and global social movements working for climate justice, gender justice, an end to war, and a just transition to the next economy.
Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement is an organization of Afrikans in America/New Afrikans whose mission is to defend the human rights of the people and promote self-determination in our community.
National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression
The National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression was founded in 1973 in Chicago, Illinois to mount organized action against unjust treatment of individuals because of race or political beliefs. Its founding grew out of the struggle to free Angela Davis from a racist frame-up on murder charges surrounding the aborted attempt by Jonathan Jackson to free his brother, George Jackson and the Soledad Brothers in 1970.
In the spirit of “do for self,” Sapelo Square intervenes in the marginalization and erasure of Black Muslims in the public square by building an online forum that places Black Muslims at the center. Our mission is to celebrate and analyze the experiences of Black Muslims in the United States to create new understandings of who they are, what they have done, and why that matters.
Green Party US
The Green Party, US is a group of grassroots activists, environmentalists, advocates for social justice, nonviolent resisters and regular citizens who’ve had enough of corporate-dominated politics.
People of the Global Majority in the Outdoor, Nature and Environment
People of the Global Majority in the Outdoor, Nature and Environment envisions a world that centers, values, uplifts, and empowers those who are most impacted by environmental harm and climate change—and in particular black, indigenous, and people of color/of the global majority—to lead the way toward environmental justice and collective liberation.
26 Ways To Be In The Struggle
26 Ways To Be In The Struggle is a list designed to celebrate all the ways communities can engage in the liberation.
Mutual Aid Networks
Mutual Aid 101: Toolkit
Mutual aid is “cooperation for the sake of the common good.” It’s getting people to come together to meet each other’s needs, recognizing that as humans, our survival is dependent on one another. This toolkit includes step by step instructions for how you can build your own mutual aid network while staying safe from the spread of COVID-19.
Introduction to Mutual Aid - Mariame Kaba
This session addresses the following questions: What is "mutual aid," and how is it different from charity, philanthropy, and state social services? How is mutual aid part of current and historical freedom, liberation, and self-determination struggles of different peoples? How are mutual aid efforts responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? How can people participate in mutual aid projects now?
Just in June
Just in June is a list of resources compiled by Autumn Gupta with Bryanna Wallace’s oversight for the purpose of providing a starting place for individuals trying to become better allies.
Academics for Black Survival and Wellness
Academics for Black Survival and Wellness was organized by a group of Black counseling psychologists and their colleagues who practice Black allyship. Guided by a Black feminist frame, the hope is to foster accountability and growth for non-Black people and enhance healing and wellness for Black people.
Syllabus: 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge ©
The goal of the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge is to assist each of us to become more aware, compassionate, constructive, engaged people in the quest for racial equity.
Mapping Police Violence
Mapping Police Violence is a research collaborative collecting comprehensive data on police killings nationwide to quantify the impact of police violence in communities. The information has been meticulously sourced from the three largest, most comprehensive and impartial crowdsourced databases on police killings in the country and is accompanied by extensive original research to further improve the quality and completeness of the data from searching social media, obituaries, criminal records databases, police reports and other sources to identify the race of 90 percent of all victims in the database.
The Copwatch Database is a permanent, searchable repository of complaints filed against police officers. It was designed and intended both to promote public safety and to ensure that police officers remain accountable for their actions.
Police Brutality During 2020 George Floyd Protest
This website is a repository containing evidence of police brutality during the 2020 George Floyd protests.
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