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Black Organizations to Support

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Learning to unlearn anti-blackness is a start, but not nearly enough. Support, amplify, and donate to Black-led organizations fighting for racial justice. We highlight a handful of front-line organizations doing the hard work below. Hear from their leaders to get to know the organizations' missions and visions for a more racially just world.

Black Lives Matter

Listen to BLM co-founder and podcaster Alicia Garza tell her story of becoming an activist.

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my favorite sheros and besties) alicia, co-founder of black lives matter + ai-jen poo, fearless leader of national domestic workers alliance) coming together to interview other great people! this one is especially special because ai-jen and alicia get personal :-)

How We Got Here: The Story of Alicia and Ai-jen

by Sunstorm with Alicia Garza & Ai-jen Poo

Black Visions Collective

Activists Kandace Montgomery and Miski Noor talk about the importance of direct action and self-care when confronting violence.

Campaign Zero

Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson gives concrete steps on how to stop race-based police violence.

Know Your Rights Camp

Actor Nick Cannon speaks to The Lower Eastside Girls Club of NYC on the organization’s mission to liberate Black and Brown communities through empowerment.

Color of Change

Rashad Robinson, civil rights activist and President of Color of Change, talks about building power with a Black America.

The Marsha P. Johnson Institute

The hosts of the QueerWOC podcast crushes hard over their Queer WOC of the week, Elle Hearns, organizer and Executive Director of The Marsha P. Johnson Institute that supports Black trans people.

More Organizations To Support

For more organizations you can support, check out this comprehensive list from the New York Magazine.