Listen to Podcasts

If you enjoy the long-form structure of podcasts for self-educating and learning more about the issues surrounding discrimination throughout the world, we recommend these:

Elevate MeD

Prioritizing physician workforce diversity. Closing the gap of financial inequity in medical education. Empowering the next generation of physician leaders.

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ElevateMeD, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization managed by a Board of Directors that was developed out of the need to elevate medicine to an ideal where the physician workforce racially and ethnically represents the community served. The cost of medical education in the United States has become prohibitive, distracting bright students from seeking a career in medicine. Medical students from racial and ethnic backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in medicine are facing unprecedented levels of indebtedness, stifling their future career choices. The ElevateMeD Scholars program will provide significant financial assistance to medical students while providing them access to mentorship, leadership training, and financial management education. ElevateMeD Scholars will become the next generation of physician leaders, well poised to continue the cycle of philanthropy and dedication to community. The first set of scholars will be selected in 2020.

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Movement for Black Lives

A space for Black organizations across the country to debate and discuss the current political conditions.

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The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) formed in December of 2014, was created as a space for Black organizations across the country to debate and discuss the current political conditions, develop shared assessments of what political interventions were necessary in order to achieve key policy, cultural and political wins, convene organizational leadership in order to debate and co-create a shared movement wide strategy. Under the fundamental idea that we can achieve more together than we can separately.

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Know Your Rights Camp

Our mission is to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities.

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Our mission is to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.

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Father's UpLift

The country's first mental health and substance abuse treatment facility for fathers and families.

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Fathers’ UpLift works to assist fathers in overcoming barriers (financial, oppressive, emotional, traumatic and addiction-based barriers) that prevent them from remaining engaged in their children’s lives. We also provide mentoring, cultural outings and counseling to children who are growing up without their fathers. We uplift fathers and strengthen families nationwide through service, love, and encouragement.

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Black Leaders Organizing for Communities

We are uniters, working to lift up the Black citizens, leaders, and businesses of our community.

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The concerns and needs of the communities we represent always come first. Community-based organizing and face-to-face conversations lead to change. So we listen in order to build transformational, not transactional, relationships.We are uniters, working to lift up the Black citizens, leaders, and businesses of our community. We are transparent in our work to ensure the community we advocate for can hold us accountable.

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Black Lives Matter DC

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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BOLD

BOLD is a national training intermediary focused on transforming the practice of Black organizers.

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BOLD (Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity) is a national training intermediary focused on transforming the practice of Black organizers in the US to increase their alignment, impact and sustainability to win progressive change. BOLD carries out its mission through training programs, coaching and technical assistance for BOLD alumni and partners.

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Black Lives Matter Nashville

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter Memphis

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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The People's Solidarity Society

The IWW is a worker-led union dedicated to direct action, workplace democracy, and industrial unionism.

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The IWW is a worker-led union dedicated to direct action, workplace democracy, and industrial unionism.We want our workplaces run for the benefit of workers and their communities rather than for a handful of bosses.IWW members are organizing to win better conditions today and to build a better world tomorrow.

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Black Lives Matter Oklahoma City

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter Wilmington

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Communities United for Police Reform

CPR is an unprecedented campaign that is working to end discriminatory policing in New York.

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Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) is an unprecedented campaign that is working to end discriminatory policing in New York. We are advancing policies that protect the safety and rights of all New Yorkers to create true community safety. We are in the courts fighting to hold police accountable for violating New Yorkers' constitutional rights. We are training communities to know their rights and to observe and document police abuse. We engage in strategic direct action, organizing and civic engagement to build the power of communities most impacted by abusive policing. And we are in Albany and at City Hall demanding law and policy changes that advance police accountability to improve safety for communities.

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Brooklyn Movement Center

We work on short and long-term solutions that address the culture of policing.

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Police accountability work in New York City is shaped by almost daily events and headlines. BMC maintains the ability to respond rapidly – through direct action and media commentary – to issues and police actions that affect members of the Central Brooklyn community. At the same time, we work on long-term solutions that address the culture of policing and the policies that enforce it.

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Legal Aid Society - Cop Accountability Project

CAP empowers organizations and communities across New York City to hold police officers accountable for human rights violations.

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The Cop Accountability Project (CAP) empowers organizations and communities across New York City to hold police officers accountable for human rights violations. The CAP project runs a database that tracks police misconduct in New York City and is used by public defense, civil rights, and human rights organizations. The database has become a national model for defenders collecting police misconduct materials.

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Make the Road New York

Make the Road New York leads the way to ending the over-policing and brutality that target our communities

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Make the Road New York leads the way to ending the over-policing and brutality that target our communities. We’ve led coalitions that have won victories impacting millions of New Yorkers, like the passage of the Community Safety Act, which dramatically reined in biased “stop and frisk” policing. Our approaches serve as a model for cities across the country.

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Audre Lorde Project

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing.

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The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.

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Alliance of Families for Justice

The Alliance of Families for Justice seeks to end mass incarceration by empowering the formerly incarcerated and their families.

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Those in power fought back through an era of mass incarceration. The United States now incarcerates more of its citizens than any other nation. A strong civil rights stand is needed again in the 21st century to reclaim past victories. Executive Director Soffiyah Elijah, a defender of the human rights for the last 35 years, launched The Alliance of Families of Justice in 2016 as the bridge to a modern era of civil rights. Technology doesn't make civil rights tactics obsolete. Nothing replaces the human spirit of people coming together for justice. But technological advances can amplify our voice and multiply our impact. This is the unique strategy of the Alliance of Families for Justice.

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Brooklyn Bail Fund

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund secures the freedom of New Yorkers who would otherwise be detained pretrial due to their poverty alone.

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Brooklyn Community Bail Fund secures the freedom of New Yorkers who would otherwise be detained pretrial due to their poverty alone. We are committed to challenging the criminalization of race, poverty and immigration status, the practice of putting a price on fundamental rights, and the persistent myth that bail is a necessary element of the justice system.

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Black Lives Matter New York

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Diffevelopment

Addressing the lack of black generational wealth through culturally specific entrepreneurial and financial education.

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We envision a world where people of African descent view themselves as part of a collective global community that is empowered and responsible for identifying, defining and solving its own socioeconomic issues through entrepreneurship, wealth building and philanthropy.

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Anti Poverty Network of NJ

APN is a diverse and growing network focused on preventing, reducing, and ending poverty in New Jersey.

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The Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey (APN) is a diverse and growing network focused on preventing, reducing, and ending poverty in New Jersey. Poverty impacts all aspects of society, and therefore all interested partners are welcomed to join and to participate in our collaborative change efforts. Through focus on empowerment of all anti-poverty stakeholders, from individuals to organizations, the network focuses on systemic change that can truly advance the fight against poverty.

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People's Organization for Progress

POP is a progressive association of citizens working for racial, social and economic justice and greater unity in the community.

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The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) is an independent, grassroots, community based, politically progressive association of citizens working for racial, social and economic justice and greater unity in the community.What is its Purpose?The main purpose of POP is to work for the immediate improvement of conditions in our community and the fundamental transformation off this country towards a more just society.What are the Goals of POP?The goals of POP include the elimination of racism, inequality, poverty, sexism, unjust economic exploitation, all forms of social oppression, degradation, human misery, suffering and injustice.

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New Jersey Citizen Action

NJCA is a statewide grassroots organization fighting for social, racial and economic justice.

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NJCA is a statewide grassroots organization that fights for social, racial and economic justice. We combine on the ground organizing, legislative advocacy, and electoral campaigns to win progressive policy and political victories that make a difference in people’s lives.In addition to our issue advocacy campaigns, NJCA provides free direct services to low-and moderate-income individuals across New Jersey to empower people to take control of their economic futures.

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Youth Justice New Jersey

Youth Justice New Jersey is a large and growing consortium committed to improving outcomes for youth involved in the justice system.

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Across New Jersey, a strong consensus has emerged that it is time to embrace a fundamentally different approach to youth who violate the law. There is clear evidence that a system focused on rehabilitation and prevention — not incarceration — yields better results for the youth and public safety. A more humane, child-centered, and effective approach would divert youth from the juvenile justice system; decrease recidivism rates; and ensure that those currently in the system have an opportunity to reunite with their families, re-enter their communities, and develop into productive adults.Youth Justice New Jersey is a large and growing consortium of research, advocacy, academic, direct services. and grassroots organizations and representatives committed to improving outcomes for youth involved in the justice system.

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The African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County

TAACC Educates, Empowers, and Unites Africans in the diaspora through cultural arts, health and wellness, entertainment, and sports.

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TAACC Educates, Empowers, and Unites Africans in the diaspora through cultural arts, health and wellness, entertainment, and sports. We strive to educate the community on the African diaspora with the inclusion of people from all racial backgrounds. This collaboration presents genuine opportunities to solidify community relations and celebrate our rich history and heritage at multiple venues.

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Urban League of Hudson County

We are a community based organization providing services in the areas of education, mentorship, economic development, job placement, childcare, family counseling and programs for seniors.

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Since 1972, the Urban League of Hudson County (ULOHC) has been an effective agent of change in our community. We are a non-profit {501(c)3} community based organization with a dedicated staff of professionals providing services in the areas of education, mentorship, economic development, job placement, childcare, family counseling and programs for seniors.The ULOHC is one of 95 affiliates of the National Urban League (NUL), which was founded in 1910. The NUL is the premier social service and civil rights organization in the United States, serving 300 communities in 35 states and the District of Columbia. The NUL provides direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than 2 million people nationwide. The Urban League of Hudson County has a multicultural, multilingual staff that provides services in one of the most densely populated and ethnically diverse counties in the country.

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Urban League of Essex County

The Urban League of Essex County is dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged residents throughout Essex County, New Jersey.

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The Urban League of Essex County is an organization of talented professionals, caring volunteers, and engaged trustees dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged residents throughout Essex County, New Jersey.We believe in the American dream – that everyone should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative.Since our founding in 1917, our mission to help African Americans and disadvantaged residents achieve social and economic self sufficiency has supported that ideal. We offer relevant programs and services in education, employment, housing and economic development that empower communities and change lives.

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African American Chamber Commerce of New Jersey

The AACCNJ is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities and businesses.

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The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) performs an essential role in New Jersey’s Economy. As affirmed in its mission statement, the Chamber seeks to economically empower and sustain African American communities, facilitating entrepreneurship and free enterprise activity within the state, with direct outreach programs.

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NAACP New Jersey State Conference

The mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

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The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.Vision Statement The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.

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New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

The Institute’s mission is to empower New Jersey residents to realize and achieve their full potential.

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The Institute’s mission is to empower New Jersey residents to realize and achieve their full potential. Established in 1999 by Alan V. and Amy Lowenstein, the Institute is known for its dynamic and independent advocacy aimed at toppling load-bearing walls of structural inequality to create just, vibrant, and healthy communities. We employ a broad range of advocacy tools to advance our ambitious social and racial justice agenda, including research, analysis and writing, public education, grassroots organizing, communications, the development of pilot programs, legislative strategies, and litigation.

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ACLU of New Jersey

The ACLU of New Jersey works to defend liberty throughout our state.

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The ACLU of New Jersey works to defend liberty throughout our state. We are involved in litigation and advocacy on behalf of individuals, and we lobby on scores of bills in the state legislature and local councils. In addition, the ACLU is active in many public education and community organizing projects.

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The Organization for Black Struggle

A movement that fights for political empowerment, economic justice and the cultural dignity of the African-American community.

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OBS is one of the oldest Black-led, mass organization with radical politics in the state of Missouri. Key to OBS’s longevity is our political analysis, our inter-generational membership and our uncompromising commitment to fight for political power, economic justice and cultural dignity for African Americans, especially the Black working class.

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Racial Justice Network

RJN is a multi-racial, grassroots organization, committed to fighting for racial justice and building bridges across racial, social, and economic lines.

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The Racial Justice Network (RJN) is a multi-racial, grassroots organization, committed to fighting for racial justice and building bridges across racial, social, and economic lines.RJN is led by Nekima Levy-Armstrong, an award-winning attorney, civil rights activist, and former law professor. Nekima has been leading the fight towards racial justice for several years in the Twin Cities, and has catalyzed countless allies to join in the work.In addition to Nekima’s efforts, RJN is fueled by fellow activists and community members of all backgrounds, working together to make an impact.

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Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar

We seek to stand with the community and struggle with the community against injustice and exploitation.

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We believe that the fight against police terror and crimes must have a multi-national working class approach which unites the Black Lives Matter movement and everyday working people in the community.We stand in solidarity with all victims and families of police crimes and this is why we are campaigning for an All-Civilian Police Accountability Council which would control all aspects of Minneapolis policing from budgets, to the police rule-book, appointment of the chief, and hiring/firing/discipline practices and investigations of complaints.

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Reclaim the Block

Reclaim the Block organizes around policies that strengthen community-led safety initiatives and reduce reliance on police departments.

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Reclaim the Block began in 2018 and organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the city’s budget that truly promote community health and safety. We believe health, safety and resiliency exist without police of any kind. We organize around policies that strengthen community-led safety initiatives and reduce reliance on police departments. We do not believe that increased regulation of or public engagement with the police will lead to safer communities, as community testimony and documented police conduct suggest otherwise.

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Black Lives Matter St Paul

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter Twin Cities Metro

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Communities United Against Police Brutality

Holding the police accountable through political and legislative action, community support, and education.

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Communities United Against Police BrutalityTM is a Twin-Cities based organization that was created to deal with police brutality on an ongoing basis. We work on the day-to-day abuses as well as taking on the more extreme cases. Our overriding goal is to create a climate of resistance to abuse of authority by police organizations and to empower local people with a structure that can take on police brutality and actually bring it to an end. We provide support for survivors of police brutality and families of victims so they can reclaim their dignity and join the struggle to end police brutality.

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Black Lives Matter Minneapolis

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Visions Collective

BLVC is a Black-led, Queer and Trans centering organization whose mission is to organize powerful, connected Black communities and dismantle systems of violence.

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Since 2017, Black Visions Collective, has been putting into practice the lessons learned from organizations before us in order to shape a political home for Black people across Minnesota. We aim to center our work in healing and transformative justice principles, intentionally develop our organizations core “DNA” to ensure sustainability, and develop Minnesota’s emerging Black leadership to lead powerful campaigns. By building movements from the ground up with an integrated model, we are creating the conditions for long term success and transformation.Black Visions Collective envisions a world in which ALL Black Lives Matter. We use the guidance and brilliance of our ancestors as well as the teachings of our own experiences to pursue our commitment to dismantling systems of oppression and violence. We are determined in our pursuit of dignity and equity for all.

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Black Lives Matter Lansing

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter Detroit

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter Boston

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter Louisville

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter LFK

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Iowa City

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Black Voices Project

BVP is a vehicle for Black people’s voices to be heard in the Iowa City area; our work creates a community that supports a thriving black culture.

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BVP is a vehicle for Black people’s voices to be heard in the Iowa City area; our work creates a community that supports a thriving black culture.

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Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation

Multi-issue organization from Chicago's South Side and South Suburbs fighting for racial & economic justice.

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SOUL believes that our faith calls us to the fight for justice for all, especially those who have historically been marginalized and oppressed. Our mission is to assist low-income people of color in the Chicago Southland to build power, then subsequently leverage that power to fight for their own interest and liberation. We achieve this mission by partnering with congregations, people of faith and local community groups, training them in disciplined organizing strategies, to build leadership, create public policy and foster legislation, engage in direction action, and hold their public officials accountable to the interest of their communities.

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Assata's Daughters

Assata's Daughters organizes young Black people in the Black Radical Tradition.

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Assata’s Daughters (“AD”) is a Black woman-led, young person-directed organization rooted in the Black Radical Tradition. AD organizes young Black people in Chicago by providing them with political education, leadership development, mentorship, and revolutionary services.   Through our programs we aim to Deepen, Escalate, and Sustain the Movement for Black Liberation.

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The National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression

Organized action against unjust treatment of individuals because of race or political beliefs.

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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.

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Black Lives Matter Chicago

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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National Black Arts

To expose, educate, engage and entertain audiences by presenting and supporting art and artists of African descent.

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NBAF (National Black Arts) is a nonprofit organization with a legacy of providing stellar artistic and educational programs in music, dance, film, visual arts, theater, and the literary arts. Celebrated within and outside of Atlanta, NBAF is recognized as the oldest multidisciplinary arts organization in the United States focused exclusively on the arts and on artists of African descent. Through its annual public programs, world-class performances, commissioned works, visual arts programs, and its arts education and public programs, NBAF offers local, national and international audiences experiences that are extraordinary and enriching.

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Georgia Black United Fund

GBUF is committed to bringing together the human and financial resources needed to enhance the quality of living for all.

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THE GEORGIA BLACK UNITED FUND continues its work with all members of the organization by providing administrative assistance, program advice, fundraising support, letters of support, and the strength of membership in our multi-purpose agency, allowing the provision of services in the areas that meet general human needs, including youth , education, health, veterans, culture and arts, and overall community development.

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Racial Justice Action Center

The Racial Justice Action Center (RJAC) works to build the grassroots leadership and power of communities of color and low income communities

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The Racial Justice Action Center (RJAC) engages in transformative organizing to build the grassroots leadership, power, and capacity of marginalized communities to win political, economic, and social transformation in the Atlanta Metro Area. We engage in intensive leadership development, campaign-based organizing, strategic policy advocacy, and movement building (framed by our political and historical context) in order to advance a collective vision of a radically restructured society, where justice exists for all people.

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Black Lives Matter Atlanta

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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BYP100

BYP100 Action Fund is the 501(c)(4) arm of BYP100, a national organization of Black 18-35 year olds dedicated to creating freedom & justice for all Black people

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Our work is generally centered on ending systems of anti-Blackness and emphasizing the urgency of protecting folks living on the margins of the margins, including women, girls, femmes, and the gamut of LGBTQ folk. We approach our work through relational organizing which involves community building through a democratic and consensus building process. We stress training in grassroots organizing, fundraising, public policy debate, and electoral organizing. Lastly, we engage in digital content creation (video, graphics, blogging), political education, and consciousness raising.

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Delaware Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow

The Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow is an interfaith, grassroots organization with a vision of racial justice for all in Delaware.

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In 2013, members of the study groups gathered together to form the Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow. Within the Coalition, action-oriented committees were formed to increase awareness of the problem and solutions through public forums, foster prevention programs for at-risk youth, promote racial healing, and to advocate for changes in policy and practices that feed Delaware’s mass incarceration system.

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CT CORE - Organize Now

Intersectional black led grassroots network dedicated to dismantling systemic racism in Connecticut.

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CTCORE-Organize Now! is dedicated to building communities of racial justice freedom fighters to dismantle systemic and structural racism in the state of Connecticut. We achieve our mission through a three-pillared movement building strategy and combine local base building (through our chapters) with issue-focused statewide network building.

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Black Lives Matter New Haven

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Fairfield

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Fort Collins

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Denver

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Black Lives Matter Denver

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Colorado Springs

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Boulder

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Anti Police Terror Project

Anti Police-Terror Project is building a replicable and sustainable model to end state-sanctioned murder and violence against Black, Brown, and poor people.

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The Anti Police-Terror Project is a Black-led, multi-racial, intergenerational coalition that seeks to build a replicable and sustainable model to eradicate police terror in communities of color. We support families surviving police terror in their fight for justice, documenting police abuses and connecting impacted families and community members with resources, legal referrals, and opportunities for healing. APTP began as a project of the ONYX Organizing Committee.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice San Diego

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Alliance of White Anti-Racists Everywhere (AWARE)

White People 4 Black Lives / a collective of white folks organizing for racial justice in solidarity with @BLMLA

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A collective of white anti-racists organizing, mobilizing and educating white people for action in multi-racial coalitions to fight anti-Black racism and all forms of state sanctioned violence in LA & beyond. Our primary solidarity partner is BLM-LA.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Bay Area

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Color Of Change

We design campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, & champion solutions that move us all forward.

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Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization.We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by 1.7 million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.Our campaigns and initiatives win changes that matter. By designing strategies powerful enough to fight racism and injustice—in politics and culture, in the work place and the economy, in criminal justice and community life, and wherever they exist—we are changing both the written and unwritten rules of society. We mobilize our members to end practices and systems that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward.Until justice is real.

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Black Lives Matter Long Beach

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Lives Matter L.A.

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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White People for Black Lives

White People 4 Black Lives (WP4BL) is a white anti-racist collective and activist project. We operate within a national network of white anti-racists called Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ).

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Our work is rooted in showing up for racial justice and acting in alliance with Black Lives Matter: Los Angeles, the Movement 4 Black Lives, and other partners. With full recognition of the privilege we as white people have that allows us to ignore or minimize issues of race and racism, we make a conscious decision to notice, call out, and challenge institutional and cultural racism. Standing on the shoulders of those who came before us, such as white abolitionists like John Brown and the Grimke sisters, and white organizers fighting segregation like Anne Braden, we approach our work with an intersectional lens and a commitment to act accountably in our relationships and alliances with people of color and people-of-color-led organizations. Our work includes fundraising, internal and external education, mobilization, recruitment and networking, action planning, and cultural transformation. We believe strongly that white folks can play a progressive and supportive role in amplifying the voices and demands of Black people, moving the white community to take a more active and participatory stance for racial justice, and apply strategic pressure on institutions to change racist policies.

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Black Lives Matter Little Rock

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Phoenix Local Organizing Committee for Justice or Else

We want to have a discussion with Black men about our community, the pain we face, the healing we need and the responsibility we must accept as men to defend as well as protect our community and uplift our woman and children.

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We want to have a discussion with Black men about our community, the pain we face, the healing we need and the responsibility we must accept as men to defend as well as protect our community and uplift our woman and children. If we are going to have a better future then the weight is on us to produce it as men. We hope this conversation can serve as a first step for Black men to take their rightful place along side our sisters in a struggle to better Black Lives.

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Atlanta Solidarity Fund

Resources we provide for protesters experiencing repression.

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Resources we provide for protesters experiencing repression.

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Mass Liberation Arizona

Mass Liberation Arizona and Decarcerate Arizona are building power to end mass incarceration and divest from the carceral system in Arizona. We are a directly-impacted people’s organization headquartered in South Phoenix with a growing membership both inside prison facilities and outside in Black communities throughout the state.

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We began organizing in 2018 when formerly incarcerated people in Arizona collaborated with and received training from the Oakland-based Mass Liberation Project. Since then, we have organized town halls around the state, advanced decarceral legislation, fought (and won) for police accountability, educated the public on the role of prosecutors in mass incarceration and targeted former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall for their misconduct and harm to our communities.Our approach to organizing centers Black liberation because we believe by liberating Black people, we all get free. We must reclaim the power to determine what restores us. Therefore we focus on base building, leadership development, healing and personal transformation. We believe all prisons, detention centers and jails should be abolished and we must invest in solutions that strengthen our communities.

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Black Lives Matter Phoenix Metro

#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer.

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Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

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Black Phoenix Organizing Collective

Black phoenix organizing collective builds black power in Phoenix. We organize young, radical, queer, poor, families, formerly incarcerated, non-binary black folx, directly impacted by unjust systems. We organize through our culture. We believe in liberation for ALL black people. We honor our ancestors and stand on their shoulders. WE LOVE BLACK PEOPLE.

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Black phoenix organizing collective builds black power in Phoenix. We organize young, radical, queer, poor, families, formerly incarcerated, non-binary black folx, directly impacted by unjust systems. We organize through our culture. We believe in liberation for ALL black people. We honor our ancestors and stand on their shoulders. WE LOVE BLACK PEOPLE.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Tucson

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

Brief

SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Showing Up for Racial Justice Birmingham

SURJ’s role as part of a multi-racial movement is to undermine white support for white supremacy and to help build a racially just society.

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SURJ believes that we must ground our organizing in a framework of “mutual interest” -- white supremacy is integral to economic injustice, to maintaining patriarchy and other forms of oppression. Racism and white supremacy keep the many divided for the benefit of the few. We must have an inclusive, open-hearted approach to organizing, calling people into this work rather than creating barriers to participation while maintaining a clear political line. When those of us who are white realize that racial justice is core to our liberation as well, then masses of white people will withdraw support from white supremacy. Together, as part of a powerful multi-racial, cross-class movement for collective liberation we can force the system of white supremacy to crumble.

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Emma Bowen Foundation

The Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF) was founded in 1989 to diversify the media industry by giving talented students of color the opportunity to intern at some of the nation’s leading media companies.

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The Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF) was founded in 1989 to diversify the media industry by giving talented students of color the opportunity to intern at some of the nation’s leading media companies. During its history, the Foundation has provided internships for more than 1,300 students of color. Today, EBF builds on its legacy by continuing to connect promising students of color to internships and advocating for best practices in hiring, retention, and advancement in the media and technology industries.

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Social Justice Matters

Social Justice Matters is committed to exploring the values and opportunities arising from our diverse communities, and to working together to foster equity and challenge racism, to achieve greater social justice.

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Social Justice Matters (SJM) is a local grassroots non-profit organization. Our members are committed to active inquiry into matters of race in our society, and to working towards an equitable community. SJM serves as a resource for community concerns, and facilitates truthful and meaningful discussions and action about race and related topics.

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