These are difficult times for the Black community, and it’s important to remember that it’s our collective duty to educate ourselves on topics that are far too often ignored, such as systemic racism. Please take the time to read some of these educational books and articles, some of which can be found for free via the University Library.
By supporting these Black-owned businesses, you are directly supporting the Black community. In addition to many beloved local restaurants, this list also includes allergy-friendly and vegan food producers for you to support and enjoy, as well as organizations that support Black farmers.
Systemic racism will not go away with a single conversation, protest or action. Rather it will take long-term, consistent work. Here are more ways you can keep yourself engaged and informed through podcasts that help better understand the importance of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Listen to other people’s stories and amplify their cause.
The CARES Act is a new law passed by Congress. It stands for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. The law allocates up to $1,200 in funding per eligible adult but excludes those registered as dependents in its relief payments.
In times like these the best thing to do is sit back, relax and stay healthy. Being at home comes with its downfalls for sure but the perks are off the charts. One of them being unlimited time to search for movie titles and take time for yourself.