A non-exhaustive list of organisations, fundraisers, petitions, letter templates, books, films, TV series and podcasts to directly help the Black Lives Matter movement and to provide further anti-racist learning.


This list is very varied and includes a mix of anti-racist, creative, policy, awareness and other organisations to support and follow the work of. Nearly all of the are accepting donations of their websites.





These are links to funds, some of which are also attached to organisations, but who do not have organisation websites separate to these funds. This list is not very long, as most places raising money also have org websites which are above.

I have not written a list of bail funds because there is an extensive list of U.S. bail funds in this list – https://docs.google.com/document/d/17e5CWtz-7bXqqklMz_2CaKsMzz-QCfWx2DCri3xdISs/edit by @florencegiven.




For a more extensive list of petitions, mostly focussing on the U.S. but including some from all over the world, Black Live Matter have compiled a list of links here – https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/?fbclid=IwAR0cJq6Qmb8m-Fstn75hKTBomFqbYo1_-2iyveVUIBgI4WUFrwgI9aa-UxA#petitions



Letters and emails to write

Remember if emailing to change wordings so they aren’t filtered out. These are all for the UK.



For a much wider list of books go to this list by Jamila Prowse (@typicalgirlsmag) https://docs.google.com/document/d/180-tblQY1GM5D5w57_R4NN-tKsTRfFRN7N16hLn3-HU/edit her list also includes a link to a list of independent UK black owned book shops.


  • Black Feminist Thought – Patricia Hill Collins
  • Me and White Supremacy – Layla F. Saad
  • Heavy: An American Memoir – Kiese Laymon
  • Natives – Akala
  • Afrofuturism – Ytasha Womack
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism – Robin Dianglo, PhD
  • There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack – Paul Gilroy
  • Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coats
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
  • So You Want to Talk about Race – Ijeoma Oulo
  • All About Love – Bell Hooks
  • Revolutionary Suicide – Huey P. Newton
  • Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements
  • Assata – Assata Shakur
  • I Write What I Like – Steve Biko
  • Sister Outsider – Audre Lorde
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness – Michelle Alexander
  • For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too – Christopher Emdin
  • Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in The Cafeteria? – Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • The Wretched of The Earth – Franz Fanon
  • The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin
  • The Fire This Time – Jesmyn Ward

The following non-fiction books were compiled by educator Rachel Cargle, and can be purchased in her online bookshop here https://bookshop.org/lists/revolution-reading-list

  • More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in The United States – Imani Perry
  • The Black Power Mixtape
  • A people’s History of The United States – A People’s History of The United States
  • Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report and America’s Struggle Over Black Family Life – From LBJ to Obama – James T Patterson
  • We’re On: A June Jordan Reader
  • The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism – Edward E Baptist
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy – Carol Anderson
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement – Angela Y Davis
  • Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty – Dorothy Roberts
  • Slavery by Another Name: The re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II – Douglas A Blackmon
  • Sister Citizen: Shame Stereotypes, and Black Women in America – Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross
  • Where Do We Go from Here? Chaos or Community? Martin Luther King
  • From #blacklives matter to Black Liberation – Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • Counting Descent – Clint Smith
  • How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America – Kiese Laymon
  • Letter to the Future: Black Women/Radical Writing


  • Beloved – Toni Morrison
  • Octavia E. Butler – The Parable of The Sower
  • The Colour Purple – Alice Walker
  • Girl, Woman, Other – Bernadine Evaristo
  • Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
  • Wild Seed – Octavia E. Butler
  • White Teeth- Zadie Smith
  • Queenie – Candice Carty-Williams
  • The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
  • If Beale Street Could Talk – James Baldwin
  • The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas
  • Kindred – Octavia E. Butler
  • Go Tell It On The Mountain – James Baldwin
  • Lot – Bryan Washington
  • Love in Colour – Bolu Babalola



  • 13th (Netflix)
  • Black Power Mixtape (Mubi)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (BFI Player)
  • Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Youtube)
  • Who Killed Malcom X? (Netflix)
  • What Happened, Miss Simone? (Netflix)
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Netflix)

Based on a True Story

  • Fruitvale Station
  • Just Mercy
  • Selma (BFI Player)
  • Malcom X (BFI Player)


  • See You Yesterday (Neflix)
  • American Son (Netflix)
  • Get Out
  • Moonlight (Netflix)
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Chi-Raq (BFI Player)
  • Young Soul Rebels (BFI Player)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Hate U Give
  • Pariah
  • Clemency
  • Stud Life (BFI Player)
  • Dear White People (2014)


Tv Series

  • Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap (Netflix)
  • Time: The Kalied Browder Story (Netflix)
  • When They See Us (Netflix)
  • Dear White People (Netflix)

Articles and Essays Online

Other Lists

I am also going to give you a link to Ericka Hart’s ‘Racial and Social Justice’ Webinar series. If you really want to do the work to unlearn then sign up to a course. https://erickahart.podia.com/

This list was made from a combination of my own research and recommendations made by these Instagram accounts: