In protest of the epidemic of racism and police brutality that affects Black people in America daily, this episode is part of #podcastblackout, a movement begun by the Cult 45 Podcast. The list of victims of police violence in this episode is significantly abbreviated.
Below are some resources to educate yourself on anti-racism and support anti-racist work. Use these resources as a starting point. Allyship is a process. Do not stop educating yourself, and above all LISTEN TO THOSE TO WHOM YOU WISH TO BE AN ALLY.
Donate to Black Lives Matter. Donate to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Donate to The Bail Project.
Find a Black Lives Matter chapter near you.
A breakdown of anti-racism from the National Museum of African American History & Culture
Just one of many Anti-Racism Reading Lists
How to Be an Ally if You Are A Person With Privilege, Frances E. Kendall
The Case for Reparations, Ta-Nehisi Coates (and in audio format here)
Holy shit, being an ally isn’t about me!, WOC & Allies
The Racist Housing Policy that Made Your Neighborhood, Alexis C. Madrigal
1619, a podcast by the New York Times
Intersectionality Matters!, a podcast by Kimberlé Crenshaw
Code Switch, a podcast from NPR