The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum
ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW:
The Conscious Kid — Education, research and policy organization dedicated to reducing bias and promoting positive identity development in youth.
Color of Change — Designing campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward.
Ibram X. Kendi — New York Times bestselling author, Founding Director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University in Washington, DC, and professor of history and international relations.
Rachel Cargle — Public academic, writer, lecturer, and activist providing intellectual discourse, tools, and resources to explore the intersection of race and womanhood.
Brittany Packnett Cunningham — Activist, educator, writer, and leader at the intersection of culture and justice. She is an NBC News contributor, co-host of Pod Save the People, and co-founder of Campaign Zero.
Rachel Ricketts — Racial justice educator, lawyer, healer, speaker, and author working to dismantle racism, help Black and Indigenous women heal from internalized oppression, and help us all reclaim our freedom.
Communities United Against Police Brutality — 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.
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. Color of Change leads campaigns that build real power for Black communities. We challenge injustice, hold corporate and political leaders accountable, commission game-changing research on systems of inequality, and advance solutions for racial justice that can transform our world.
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society – an America as good as its ideals.
My Brother's Keeper — MBK Alliance leads a cross-sector national call to action focused on building safe and supportive communities for boys and young men of color where they feel valued and have clear pathways to opportunity.
We are driven by the fundamental belief that when businesses succeed, our community thrives! We are a convener of leaders and influencers. A catalyst for business growth, and a champion for a stronger community.
San José is the 10th largest city in the United States, yet it is stuck in the 1980’s with a management structure more suited for small cities. In times of crisis, we need government to be nimble, responsive, and accountable to the community for results and to bring local government into the 21st century. As we face the greatest series of crises in our lifetime – a global pandemic and the deepest economic recession since the great recession – we must have the people’s choice, an elected Accountable Mayor, be directly responsible for the city.
As of June 5th, San Jose Al Fresco is in full swing allowing businesses to utilize sidewalks to conduct business during shelter-in-place. The City of San Jose is now accepting applications, and it's FREE to apply! Once your application is submitted, you will be able to start utilizing the space in front of your business immediately, as long as you meet the terms and conditions described in the application. We put together some simple FAQ's about how you can participate in San Jose Al Fresco, and all the thing you need to know before applying!
Southwest announced their plans to keep middle seats open through at least September 30, reinforced its face mask policy and added another layer of confidence for travelers by requiring Customers to complete a Health Declaration prior to traveling. As Customers begin to travel again, Southwest also launched a sale offering low domestic fares starting at $49 one-way to select destinations today through June 18, 2020, 11:59 p.m., CDT.