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Ali, F. (2020, June 11). Racism is a mental health crisis. Here’s how to fight it. Huffpost. Retrieved from https://www.huffpost.com/entry/racism-mental-health-crisis-how-to-support_l_5ee23e58c5b63ce9facc2f41

DeAngelis, T. (2018, March). 8 ways to advocate for psychology. Monitor on Psychology, 49(3), 34. Retrieved from  https://www.apa.org/monitor/2018/03/cover-advocate

Ferguson, S. (2021, March 18). 5 ways to fight racism and xenophobia. UNICEF USA. Retrieved from https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/5-ways-fight-racism-and-xenophobia/34567 

Liu, J. (2021, March 18). How to take action against anti-Asian racism at work and in your personal life. CNBC.  Retrieved from https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/18/how-to-take-action-against-anti-asian-racism.html

Mansoor, S. (2020, June 9). From donating to volunteering: Here’s how to support Black Lives Matter, protesters and equality initiatives. Time. Retrieved from https://time.com/5849721/how-to-help-black-lives-matter-protests/ 

Moore, E. (2014). 21-day racial equity habit building challenge. Retrieved from https://www.eddiemoorejr.com/21daychallenge

Shutack, C. (2017, August 13). 106 things white people can do for racial justice. Medium. Retrieved from https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234

The Strategist Editors. (2020, June 18). 138 black-owned businesses to support. New York Magazine. Retrieved from https://nymag.com/strategist/article/black-owned-businesses-support-shop.html

Act Locally

Learn more about Detroit’s Black history

Learn more about Michigan’s Black history

Visit Black-owned restaurants in Detroit

Visit Black-owned businesses in Detroit

VisitDetroit.com list of Black-owned businesses

Visit the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

Detroit Justice Center

Detroit Phoenix Center

Focus: HOPE

Ruth Ellis Center

We the People of Detroit

Contact to Your Local & State Representatives

Find Your Elected Officials

Michigan House of Representatives


Give 8/28: Black-led Nonprofits

Native Justice Coalition

Asian Mental Health Collective


A New Way of Life

Black Youth Project 100

Color of Change

Dream Defenders

Equal Justice Initiative

Families against Mandatory Minimums

National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls


Rethinking Schools

SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)  

Southern Poverty Law Center

The Sentencing Project

Tenets Initiative, the Diversity-Informed Tenets for Work with Infants, Children and Families (Tenets)


Voter Registration

Rock The Vote


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