Black Lives Matter

Monday 8th June 2020

Black Lives Matter

Many of us are looking for useful resources to help educate and inform ourselves and get ideas for taking action and showing that we stand up for black lives and for justice. We have put together some useful websites and books, but we would love to add to this with your own recommendations. If you would like us to add something please email

Books and Texts by Black Writers  Here is a really good resource list of free books & texts by black writers. Including, Assata Shakur's autobiography and Freedom Is A Constant Struggle by Angela Davis. They can all be read on a phone, laptop, iPad, tablet, etc. 


BlackLivesMatter Join the movement for Freedom, Liberation and Justice by signing up for updates, supporting their work, checking resources, following on social media.

Gal Dem are an online and print publication focusing on perspectives of women & non-binary people of colour. They have been producing great content on everything from what to do if you can't go to protests for Black Lives Matter.

Petitions and Charities to Support This website has an amazing list of petitions you can sign, charities who are looking for support and resources for educating yourself and those around you.

The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, The organisation “aims to be a fitting legacy to Stephen’s memory” by supporting young people “to transform their lives by overcoming disadvantage and discrimination”, encouraging greater diversity in businesses and “continuing to campaign for fairness and justice”.

Resources for Schools Lots of resources for schools and families to facilitate conversations about race, including lesson plans.

Watch and Listen

About Race Podcast, by Reni Eddo-Lodge 
The Breakdown Podcast, by Shaun King