As Blackout Tuesday sweeps social media this morning, it’s important for us all to take it one step further than just posting a black square on our grids as a show of solidarity. In order to become an ally in the Black Lives Matter movement we need to educate ourselves to gain a deeper understanding of the unjust issues and systemic racism that the BIPOC community has had to endure.
Gaining knowledge may feel like a small step but it’s one that we can all take today and continue to take for the rest of our lives. Without widespread understanding and knowledge, change will never be possible. Here is a list of articles, videos and places that you can donate to more actively participate in the Black Lives Matter movement.