13th: Prison system and slavery in america (on Netflix)
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson: Documentary about black LGBT activist Marsha P. Johnson
The Hate U Give: Movie and book by Angie Thomas story about being black in America
Just Mercy: Movie AND book about lawyer Bryan Stevenson representing Walter McMillian’s murder charge to prove his innocence
Selma: Civil Rights and Selma March
If Beale Street Could Talk: Movie and book about black love in Harlem
Fruitvale Station: Story of Oscar Grant, a man who was killed on New Years Eve from police brutality
The Great Debaters: True story of an HBCU that beat Harvard at a debate competition
Do the Right Thing: Based on the death of Michael Stewart
The Banker: About 2 of the first Black bankers in the US who fought housing segregation
Malcolm X (On Netflix)
When They See Us: Central Park five
Dear White People: How it feels to be black among white people in America
Time: The Kalief Browder Story: True crime docuseries about the story of a black teenager who was wrongfully imprisoned
Black-ish: A black husband and father tries to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family. The show revolves around the family’s lives, as they juggle several personal and sociopolitical issues.
Colin in Black & White: Colin Kaepernick narrates this drama series recounting his formative years navigating race, class and culture while aspiring for greatness
One Vision One Voice : Children’s Aid Societies and the Black Community
Kojo Institute: Kojo Institute is a leader in equity consulting directing organizations towards a truly equitable culture
We Are Project Up: Collaborative community-building by & for young Black Muslim womxn where access to diverse resources and opportunities can be actualized.
The Caribbean Canadian Association ofWaterloo Region: CCAWR supports the Caribbean community in Waterloo Region
Inside Waterloo: Inside Waterloo is an independent media initiative exploring the many complex underlying issues impacting our communities, while featuring stories and perspectives too often ignored by traditional media.
Anti black Racism Workshop: The Anti Racism course is for individuals and businesses who want to dismantle unconscious bias, address white privilege, uncover systemic racism and learn how to centre the experience of BIR (Black, Indigenous and Racialized) individuals.
Black Book WR: The Black Book of Waterloo Region is an online directory to find and support black owned businesses in the Waterloo Region and surrounding areas.
Wounds 2 Wings: Wounds 2 Wings Trauma Yoga and Psychotherapy Services offers a trauma informed therapy with both marginalized and non-marginalized populations, supporting clients with short or long term challenges such as: Depression, Anxiety, Anger management. The practice is led by a Black Woman.
Breaking Down Barriers: CIMA, The Canadian Independent Music Association is facilitating a series of roundtable discussions on anti-Black racism in the Canadian music entertainment industry. The series is presented in association with supporting partner ADVANCE, Canada’s new Black Music Business Collective which is working to develop an infrastructure for the betterment, upliftment and retention of Black people in the music business. CIMA has invited peer and partner organizations from across the national industry to support the initiative.
Advance: ADVANCE is Canada’s Black music business collective. We are a community leading the change in developing an infrastructure for the betterment, upliftment, and retention of Black people in the music business.
Until Freedom: Until Freedom is an intersectional social justice organization rooted in the leadership of diverse people of color to address systemic and racial injustice.
KW Little Free Diverse Libraries (Find Books): The goal of the Kitchener-Waterloo Little Free Diverse Libraries project is to amplify the voices of Black, Indigenous and other writers of colour and to help educate, inspire and encourage and promote anti-racism across the region.
Black Children’s Book: Black Children’s Book Week is a global celebration of Black children and the people who ensure Black children are represented in books and other children’s media.
Literally Cultured: To be literally cultured means you actively seek to cultivate your understanding and knowledge of diverse perspectives and people through the vessel of written words.
Buy Black Toronto: Buy Black Toronto is a Toronto based company helping local vendors promote and sell their products online. We take pleasure in giving exposure to merchants that otherwise would fly under the radar. Our goal is to connect black owned business’ to people that want to support them and at the same time purchase a quality item or service.