Wednesday December 31st Ring in the New Year with members of WHAT’S UP?! and demand racial justice in 2015! We have been scheming creative ways to engage white people who are downtown on New Year’s Eve and need your help. Expect to talk to people about racism, be seen with bright and bold signs, encourage… Continue reading Ring in the New Year with members of WHAT’S UP?!
Catalyst Project presents: Black Liberation and White Anti-Racism in the Time of Ferguson For those who can’t make it in person, we’ll be livestreaming here. We will also post video on our website as soon as it’s ready. This event will focus on white people taking anti-racist action, but all are welcom **We will only… Continue reading Black Liberation and White Anti-Racism in the Time of Ferguson
The White Conversation by Carla Murphy published on Colorlines December 9, 2014 “Whites can live, love, study, work, play and die in segregation,” says “Whiteness Studies” scholar Robin DiAngelo, “and still profess that race has no meaning in their lives.” A Herstory of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement by Alicia Garza from Feminist Wire This to be helpful… Continue reading The White Conversation, Challenging the Thug Kitchen, Do Black Female Lives matter?
From Southerners on New Ground (SONG) Big thanks to Kai Lumumba Barrow for inspiration If we want to build a broad-based movement for justice and liberation, across many different communities we need to be present and accountable allies to people who experience different forms of oppression and different realities than us. Additionally, in order to… Continue reading BUILDING SOLIDARITY FROM SOUTHERNERS ON NEW GROUND
Tim Wise on HuffPost Live w/Marc Lamont Hill – “Ferguson and Beyond” (12/8/14) Discussion on HuffPost Live, 12/8/14, hosted by Marc Lamont Hill. We discuss the aftermath of the Grand Jury decisions in Ferguson and New York, and next steps for the movement to end racism and police brutality in communities of color Guests: Franchesca… Continue reading Recent Articles About Police Brutality, Uprisings, White Supremacy and Race
In response to recent national uprisings demanding racial justice and the harsh reality of continued police & state sanctioned repression, members of WHAT’S UP?! are hosting a 6 week study and action camp. There will be 10-20 pages of readings each week. The first 3 weeks are study and dialogue only. On the 4th week… Continue reading White Solidarity Action Sundays this Winter
Brought to you by The Catalyst Project In the wake of Mike Brown’s killing, a powerful and inspiring Black-led movement has erupted. Many white people are looking for places to get involved and want to take accountable action to end police violence and anti-Black racism. Let’s make the most of this movement moment to talk to the people around… Continue reading 5 Ways for White People To Support Ferguson