Maine, United States

Black Lives Matter

It's absolutely imperative that we recognize and be a part of the change that is desperately needed in our country and the world today. Both as individuals and businesses, we can educate ourselves about the injustices happening to and be in support of Black lives. We urge you to explore the links, literature, and resources below to learn and take action. 

Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community
Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Y. Davis
Stamped From the Beginning by Ibrarm X. Kendi
Ditto Magazine
In Our (white) Feelings on the Path to Antiracism by Melissa DePino
How to Ally by Marie Beech
10 Simple Ways White People Can Step Up to Fight Everyday Racism by Derrick Clifton
So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Mediocre by Ijeoma Oluo
We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 
How to Use Your Social Work Degree to Help Decriminalize Mental Illness
61 mental health and substance use resources for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) community by Summit Wellness Group
Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community by Sunshine Behavioral Health
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates 


1619 Podcast
Hoodrat to Headwrap
'Fresh Air' Favorites: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Code Switch


True Justice
The Black Power Mixtape
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of A Revolution
Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement
Whose Streets?
Freedom Riders 
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of A Revolution



The Conscious Kid
Equal Justice Initiative
Black Visions Collective
NFC Momentum Fund
Groundswell Fund
The North Star Health Collective
Minnesota Freedom Fund
Reclaim the Block 
Prison Reform Organizations
Black Visions Collective
Bail Project 
Equal Justice Initiative 
The Innocence Project
Dream Defenders 
Black Youth Project
Black Girls Code
Colin Kaepernick Know Your Rights Camp 
National Black Justice Coalition 
The Transgender District
The Marsha P. Johnson Institute
Trans Justice Funding Project
Black and Pink
Center for Black Equity
Black Trans Travel Fund
For the Gworls
Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Program
SD Black Queer Housing 
Black AIDS Institute
The Homeless Black Trans Women Fund
Audre Lorde Project 
Black Trans Femmes in the Arts 
The BQI Collective 
The Okra Project 
Youth BreakOUT
Solutions Not Punishment Collective 
National Museum of African American History and Culture
International African American Museum
Association of African American Museums