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Black Lives Matter: We Stand Together

by Riley Studio |

To our #KindHuman Community, 


At Riley Studio, equality has and always will be a core value of ours. It is ingrained in our company and is paramount to our ‘We Are Human Kind’ ethos. But in moments like this, we want to reiterate that we stand alongside the global black community and we are committed indefinitely to helping eradicate long standing racism. 


Whilst awareness is important, it is not enough and we know that only by taking action can we begin to ensure systemic change. We are committed to using our platform to share resources to help our community and ourselves and we have compiled a list of resources below to initially share with you to help take action. 


As a business, we know that we can do better. We have donated to the NAACP and the Black Lives Matter Movements but we are aware this is not enough. We will be taking time as a team to look inwardly at how Riley Studio can take more action and fight louder for the change that is needed. 

 

Obama said yesterday,  “Ultimately it’s going to be a new generation of activists to shape strategies that best fit the times.” Let us all be the changes of tomorrow. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣


DONATE 

Black Lives Matter

George Floyd Memorial Fund

The Bail Project

The Movement for Black Lives

Campaign Zero

Unicorn Riot

NAACP Legal Defence Fund

*We used ActBlue to split our donations which is a useful tool. 

 

READ 

How to be an Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi

Me and White Supremacy - Layla F. Saad

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge

Between The World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates

Brit(ish) - Afua Hirsch

Natives - Akala

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History - Vashti Harrison

Recitatif - Toni Morrison

Divided Sisters - Midge Wilson & Kathy Russell

 

WATCH

13th

The Central Park Five

Selma

Hidden Figures

Dark Waters

Freedom Writers

In My Blood It Runs

When They See Us

 

LISTEN 

169 - New York Times

We Need to Talk About The British Empire - Afua Hirsch

About Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge

Good Ancestors - Layla E.Saad

Conversations - Nova Reid

 

FOLLOW

@theconsciouskid

@rachel.cargle

@ava

@grassrootslaw

@nowhitesaviors

@for.harriet

@aoc

@ajabarber

@the.mirror

@munroebergdorf

@yourrightscamp

 

SIGN

Educate children on racism through the school 

Introduce Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Battle racism by updating GCSE reading