Here's how you can support Black Lives Matter
Twisted stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, today and every day.
We are committed to supporting our Black colleagues and followers, and taking action against the systematic injustices facing the Black community.
Like many organisations, we know we have a long way to go. We want to use our platform to share resources, have honest conversations and help play a part in the fight against racism.
Here is how you can take action:
- If you are able, donate to Black Lives Matter, HERE.
- You can get involved in your local Black Lives Matter chapter. The full list is can be found HERE.
- Donate to a bail fund for protestors. The Action Bail Fund organized by Black Lives Matter LA gives 100% of donations to support bail, fees, and medical costs.
- Donate to The Peoples City Council Freedom Fund.
- The Brooklyn Bail Fund can be found HERE.
- A useful Twitter thread on other bail funds can be found HERE.
- Donate to the National Police Accountability Project, which helps protestors find legal counsel.
To Sign A Petition
- Sign a petition that is asking for all the officers involved in Floyd's death to be brought to justice. You can find it HERE.
- The Justice for George Floyd petition can also be found HERE.
To Learn More
- Racial justice educator and lawyer, Rachel Ricketts, has shared a number of anti-racism resources, addressing white privilege and other topics.
- A comprehensive list of information for protestors, as well as other resources, can be found HERE.
- A list of mental health resources for black people can be found HERE.
- Watch this video, published by Black Lives Matter, on the death of George Floyd:
Here are some additional resources that may be helpful:
- 75 things white people can do for racial justice
- How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi
- White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin DiAngelo
- They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement, by Wesley Lowery
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander
- Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, by Reni Eddo-Lodge