Black Lives Matter.

Published 2020-06-25 on Matthew's Blog
Black Lives Matter. Say their names.

All lives don't matter until black lives do.

  • The Black Trans Protestors Emergency Fund raises money for physical resources, bail, and medical care for black, transgender protestors, which will be redistributed to black, trans-led organizations.
  • The NAACP Legal Defense Fund supports racial justice through advocacy, litigation, and education.
  • The Legal Rights Center, a non-profit law firm based in Minneapolis, offering legal defense, educational, and advocacy services.
  • The Black Vision Collective in Minneapolis, a black, trans, and queer-led social justice organization and legal fund that provides education and training in black and brown communities.
  • The Know Your Rights Camp, an organization founded by Colin Kaepernick that provides education and training in black and brown communities has set up a legal fund for Minneapolis.

Support Organizations Working Against Police Abuse

  • MPD 150, a participatory, horizontally-organized effort by local organizers, researchers, artists, and activists helping organizers in other cities to establish practical abolitionist strategies.
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice works to educate white people about anti-racism and organizes actions to support the fight for racial justice and undermine white supremacy.

Support Rebuilding Efforts

Provide Community Support


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No justice, no peace.


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