The fight for racial equity is not a fight that can be fought by any one person or race alone, and it's going to take more than simply listening. It starts with identifying hard truths about our own lives, and the things we've allowed to continue because it was either uncomfortable, or inappropriate to speak up. The world is coming to understanding that the comfort of White people is not worth the lives of Black people, and it's time to start speaking out and showing up for our fellow humans.

​I've comprised a list of resources and references of where to donate, where to learn, and how else we can help the Black community as we move forward.”

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List of petitions and charities, including bail funds, mutual aid funds, and activist organizations.

Sign & Donate

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Literature, Podcasts, and Courses that dive into un-learning deep seeded racism and white-centered behavior.

View List

Creators, Artists, and Black-Owned Businesses in the bridal industry, as well as vegan and cruelty-free beauty, and Baltimore vegan restaurants.

Support & Follow

Listen & Learn

Xoxo Caitlyn

“Healing begins where the wound was made.”

— Alice Walker 

Sign & Donate

Donate to the crowdfunder to help fight for the Justice for Breonna Act
Sign the petition on

Justice for Ahmuad Arbery
Justice for Tony McDade
Justice for Nina Pop
Justice for Sandra Bland
Justice for Elijah McClain
Justice for Elijah McClain : Against the Reinstating of Aurora Police Officers
Justice for Jacob Blake
for more racial justice petitions click here

Sign the Movement for Black Lives’ petition to push elected officials to fight against militarization in communities of color.


Black Lives Matter :
Support the movement for Freedom, Liberation and Justice for Black people, and the ongoing fight to end state-sanctioned violence and end white supremacy.

Act Blue : 
Split a donation between up to 70+ community bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organizers.

The Bail Project :
National nonprofit organization that pays bail for people in need.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project :
Provides direct representation for low-income transgender people and transgender people of color.

The Black Trans Advocacy Coalition :
National organization led by Black trans people, dedicated to addressing inequality in health, employment and housing for trans people.

The Loveland Foundation : 
Healing communities of color, especially to Black women and girls. 

The Innocence Project :
Exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices.

Black Artists + Designers Guild :
Nonprofit organization cultivating the next generation of black artists and designers


Listen & Learn

Rachel Cargle : @rachel.cargle 
Public academic, writer, and lecturer. Subscribe to a free 30-day #DoTheWork course, designed to be an eye opener and call-to-action for those who seek to be allies to black women. Also available is her signature lecture on Upacking White Feminism.

The Great Unlearn : @thegreatunlearn 
Curated by Rachel Cargle, The Great Unlearn provides resources and critical discourse to aid in unlearning through a monthly, self paced syllabus and a community of various experts.

Nova Reid : @novareidofficial
Inspirational speaker, campaigner, and writer. Subscribe to her Anti-Racism Guide, and sign up for her online courses on Anti-Racism & White Privilege and Diversity for Small Business.

Rachel Ricketts : @iamrachelricketts
Racial justice educator, spiritual activist, change-maker, healer, and author. Offers several online courses in Spiritual Activism, for diving deep, facing discomfort, and dismantling racist hetero-patriarchy at rates for both BIPOC and White/White-passing. 


Code Switch

Lynching in America 

Momentum : A Race Forward Podcast

Intersectionality Matters with Kimberlé Crenshaw

The Groundings : Exploring moments in social justice history from a decolonial lens.

Pod for the Cause : From the Leadership Conference Civil & Human Rights

Good Ancestor 

Nova Reid

Educators & Online Courses



“Complacency is a far more dangerous attitude than outrage.”

— Cherríe L. Moraga, This Bridge Called My Back

Support Black-Owned

Mented Cosmetics : @mentedcosmetics

Beauty Bakerie : @beautybakeriemakeups
Vegan & Cruelty free

Nola Skinsentials : @nolaskinsentials
Vegan, Cruelty free & Clean Skincare

The Lip Bar : @thelipbar
Vegan & Cruelty Free

Lamik Beauty : @lamikbeauty
Vegan, Cruelty free & Clean

Juvia's Place : @juviasplace
Vegan friendly & Cruelty free

Danessa Myricks Beauty : @danessa_myricks
Cruelty free

Fenty Beauty : @fentybeauty
Vegan friendly & Cruelty free​

Pat McGrath Labs : @patmcgrathreal
Cruelty Free

Coloured Raine : @colouredraine
Vegan friendly & Cruelty freepassing. 

Black-Owned Vegan & Cruelty-Free Beauty

Renee Hollingshead : @reneehphoto
Photographer, Washington DC & Florida

Rudney Novaes : @rudneynovaes
Photographer, Baltimore MD

Lynn Dunston : @lynndunston
Photographer, Washington DC & California

Winnie's Bakery : @winniesbakery
Pastry Chef, Columbia MD

Favored by Yodit : @favoredbyyodit
Planning, Washington DC

Alicia Wiley : @aliciawileyphotography
Photographer, Baltimore MD

Angelica & Co : @angelicacoweddings
Planning, Washington DC & Charlottesville VA

Sugar Taylor : @sugartaylorco
Planning, Washington DC

GetPlated : @getplateddc
Catering, Washington DC

Carrie Coleman : @carriecolemanphoto
Photographer, Charlottesville VA

Full list of Black-Owned DMV Wedding Businesses on

The Greener Kitchen : @thegreenerkitchen 
Baltimore MD

Dodah's Kitchen : @dodahskitchen
Baltimore, MD

The Land of Kush : @thelandofkush
Baltimore MD

Refocused : @refocusedvegan 
Baltimore MD

Flight American Fusion : @flightbaltimore
Baltimore MD

The Greenhouse Juice Cafe : @greenhousejuicecafe
Baltimore MD

Gangster Vegan Organics : @gangsterveganorganics
Baltimore MD

Elife Restaurant : @eliferestaurant
Capitol Heights MD

Sprout Natural Choice :
Catonsville MD

Nu Vegan Cafe : @nuvegancafe
College Park MD

Visit for an extensive list of Black-Owned Vegan Businesses in the US

DMV Black-Owned Wedding Vendors

DMV Black-Owned Vegan Restaurants

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”

— Desmond TUTU