The Three believes that the dismantling of white supremacy should be the most important goal of our generation. This issue threads through every other thing we care about: environmental breakdown, poverty, and the rights of women and queer people.
This week we want to suspend our writing to amplify the organisations you should be donating and listening to.
In the US
Write: Tips for writing to congress.
Sign: This is the ultimate list directing you to petitions to sign.
Learn: Mapping Police Violence provides data on police brutality throughout the United States.
Donate: There are a few documents floating around containing lists of bail funds. Check Twitter for the most recently updated list or to search for your state.
Protest: Racism is one of the greatest threats to public health, but we are still feeling the effects of a global pandemic. Looking after yourself is important. This thread, promoted by BLM, gives advice on how to keep yourself safe and be prepared for a protest. Know your rights.
In the UK
Write: This article breaks down how to write to your MP.
Sign: This thread has links to relevant petitions in the UK.
Donate: The Racial Justice Network work at a grassroots level to influence policy.
Write: Oxfam have written a guide to writing to your MP.
Sign: Demand action on Indigenous incarceration in Australia.
Learn: The Guardian details First Nations deaths in custody.
Donate: FreeHer provides money for people who are currently in jail in Western Australia for not being able to pay a fine. This affects primarily Aboriginal mothers.
Write: This blog post details how to write to your MP.
Donate: This article from The Huffington Post provides a comprehensive list of local anti-racism organisations across Canada.
Learn: This blog post from activist Desmond Cole details Black and Indigenous deaths at the hands of Canadian police.
Anywhere in the World
Read Black writers. Educate yourself on racism in your area.
Black Lives Matter has chapters all around the world.
If you are Black and you have something you want to say, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We want to hear from you, and we want to amplify your voice.