Black Lives Matter

Our goals with this page, and those who link to it, are to inform and inspire us regarding the Black Lives Matter, Antiracist and BIOPOC movements; to help create a world where all black, indigenous and people of color have the social, economic, and political power to thrive.

We will be adding content to this page regularly. Please come back often.

 

Suggested Reading – with links to the selections at Jabberwocky Books

 

   Click here for Sue Little’s curated list of books for those interested in the Black Lives Matter and Antiracist movement. These are books for adult and young adult readers.

 

   Click here for Sue Little’s curated list of books for younger readers interested in the Black Lives Matter and Antiracist movement – and read aloud books for reading to the very young.

 

 
The final message of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) was broadcast in a poignant reading by his friend, actor Morgan Freeman.

The essay, which Lewis asked The New York Times to publish on the day of his funeral, was titled: “Together, You Can Redeem The Soul Of Our Nation.” It was read by Freeman at the request of MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell, who played it on his evening telecast.

 


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at Rep. John Lewis’ memorial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at Rep. John Lewis’ memorial. Six minutes into her eulogy, she yields the floor to Rep. John Lewis.

 

 “What to My People is the Fourth of July

Daveed Diggs asks: “What to My People is the Fourth of July?” Inspired by Frederick Douglass’ historic speech “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

 

   
Click Here for videos of Ibram X. Kendi talking about Antiracism

 

   
Click Here for videos from Robin DiAngelo

 

13th Netflix Documentary

Director Ava DuVernay’s takes an unflinching, well-informed and thoroughly researched look at the American system of incarceration, specifically how the prison industrial complex affects people of color. Her analysis could not be more timely.

 

   Emmanuel Acho – Uncomfortable Conversations

Emmanuel Acho sits down to have “uncomfortable conversations” with white America. His goal is to educate and inform on racism, system racism, social injustice, rioting and the hurt African Americans are feeling today.

 

 

  Atticus and Scout and Friends

Timely, beautiful and poignant messages from literature.

 

 Click here to visit the Black Lives Matter website