Black Lives Matter

Hi, loves. 

It didn’t feel right to post ‘normal’ content this week. My heart is breaking for the world we’re living in. Instead I’d love for you to check out the below links (everything in bold, pink letters). Please donate if you’re in a position to do so, but if you’re not there are so many other things you can do too. 

Read. Listen. Share. Read again. Listen again. Share again. Never stop reading, listening or sharing. 

I know that I will never fully understand, but I stand with the Black community. 

DONATIONS/PETITIONS

To bring justice for George Floyd

To bring justice for Ahmaud Arbery

To fund the movement

To support #RunWithMaud

To defund the Police

To support Black Visions Collective, a Minnesota based organisation

To bail out peaceful protestors across the US who were wrongly arrested

To support homeless Black Trans women across the US

UK SPECIFIC

To bring justice for Belly Mujinga

To donate to the Stephen Lawrence trust

To Stand Up To Racism

To Show Racism the Red Card

READ

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams 

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Olou

Good Talk by Mira Jacob

How To Argue With A Racist by Adam Rutherford 

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made For Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

WATCH

An Interview With The Founders of Black Lives Matter, Ted Talk

The Uncomfortable Truth, Amazon Prime

Dear White People, Netflix

When They See Us, Netflix

Color Blind or Color Brave?, Ted Talk

Black, White & Us, Amazon Prime

I encourage you to take the rest of the week, like Matt and I are, to educate yourself and others. And after the week is over, let’s never stop.

Sending you all love, prayers and peace right now.

Gillian. Xx

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