Black Lives Matter. Resources & Education

Angela Davis

Anti-Racism: a note to our Community

Please read the note to our community here which includes our anti-racism commitments, actions and steps we are taking at Rainbo.

Reparations: to make our products more accessible to marginalized communities, we are offering a BIPOC subsidized price with a discount code (please email us at info@rainbo.com to use this option).

Daily Resources & Education

RESOURCE COMPILATIONS:
Black Lives Matter - Resource Card
Anti-Racism Resources
Black & Indigenous-owned businesses Toronto
Black-owned Wellness brands
Know your Territory Acknowledgement 

BOOKS:
White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole
Me & White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
Women, Race and Class by Angela Davis
How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The End of Policing - free e-book
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing By Anneliese A. Singh
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

PODCASTS:
About Race
The Yikes Podcast
Good Ancestor Podcast
Black Girl in Om
1619
Intersectionality Matters!
Intersectionality of Fungi in Community with Mario Ceballos
 
FILMS/TV SERIES/VIDEOS:
13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Available to rent
I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin) — Available to rent
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
Black Journal Interview with Angela Davis (1972)


ONLINE COURSES:
Spiritual Activism 101 + 102 - Rachel Ricketts
Sharing Privilege - Robin LaCambra

ONLINE ARTICLES:
Welcome To The Anti-Racism Movement — Here’s What You’ve Missed
Who Gets to be Afraid in America? by 
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
Why White Womxn need to get out of the way by Rachel Ricketts
Holy shit being an ally isn’t about me
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism
The Culture of Whiteness
75 Things White People can do for Racial Justice
Hand-out on “What does it mean to be Anti-racist?” from the Racial Healing Handbook by Anneliese A. Singh

DONATE (Canada):
Canada Helps - Black Solidarity Fund
Afri-Can Food Basket
Blacklivesmatter Canada
Black Women in Motion
Black Health Alliance
Black Mental Health - a fund for Black therapists

Black Legal Action Centre BLAC
Canadian Anti-Racism Network

DONATE (USA):
NAACP
The Bail Project
Black Lives Matter
Donate by Streaming Playlist
Other Places to Donate

CALL, SIGN, EMAIL:
Canada
USA

*this list is complied by the Rainbo team and will be updated regularly. If you have anything you'd like us to share and add please email us at info@rainbo.com.

**Image: Angela Davis at a Civil Rights Protest in the 1970s.