How You Can Help in the Long Going BLM Movement


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Black Lives Matter protest in Seattle.

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Atatiana Jefferson, Tamir Rice. These are just a few of the lives lost life to police brutality. The momentum from this past summer protests may be lost, but efforts aren’t being stopped. As we sit at home and watch the news you may wonder how you can help. You might not know that the ability help is right at your fingertips.

1. Donating to Organizations

No matter where you are or how old you are, support programs are always a choice. Consider donating to organizations, here are some organizations that you can fund to help fight against police brutality and racism.

2. Sign a petition

Petitions are always an option. If you can’t afford to give money right now petitions make it easy, with a simple push a button you’re helping to make a change. You can add your name now. There are many petitions going around. Consider signing some for, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmed Arbery, and many other black lives lost.

3. Getting Educated

Being educated on the topic of BLM can be more helpful than what you might think. TimeOut says, “If you’re not black, one of the most important things you can do right now is to learn something about the situation.” Being educated on the topic doesn’t just help you but it also makes other people feel more comfortable. Listening and understanding is the best thing you can do for the Black Lives Matter Movement. It doesn’t matter how old you are. Start asking questions, reading why people are protesting, and talking about it.