America is experiencing two deadly viruses at the moment and only one of them is COVID19. The other is racism against black people. It is important that if you don’t know about the issues that all black people face not only in America but around the world, that you educate yourself. White people need to use their privilege to stand up and speak out against the treatment of black people in all forms, especially when it comes to law enforcement. Black people are being murdered simply due to the colour of their skin, and are being wrongly imprisoned every single day.
Please join the movement by doing anything you can to help make the world a safer place for all black people. Below are petitions you can sign and places you can donate to.
If you are not based in the UK and need a ZIP code to sign a petition, here are some that you can use:
If you would like to know more information on the racism that black people are experiencing day in and day out, please find out more on the below links:
Here are some books you can read also:
- So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
- I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
- The Devil Finds Work by James Baldwin
- Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad
There are many films and TV shows based on true stories about injustice against black people that will give you an insight to the inhumane way they are treated. For example:
- When They See Us
- Just Mercy
- Queen And Slim