Educational Resources

 Black Lives Matter Resources

Books
  • Women, Race & Class by Angela James ​​

  • Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts 

  • White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

  • Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendal

  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson 

  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander 

Movies
  • The Racial Wealth Gap

  • When They See Us

  • 13TH

  • Who Killed Malcolm X

  • Time: The Kalief Browder Story

  • The Death and Life of Marsh P. Johnson

Mental Health & Counselling Resources 

Organizations
  • The Loveland Foundation

  • The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation 

  • Black Mental Health Canada 

  • Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness

  • Ethals Club

  • The Recovery Village

Apps
  • Headspace

  • Moodfit

  • Talkspace

  • Happify

  • notOK

  • Calm

Books
  • The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health by Rheeda Walker

  • Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine by Emily Bernard

  • The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America by Tamara Winfrey Harris

  • Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

  • Thick: And Other Essays Paperback by Tressie McMillan Cottom

Hotlines​
 
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Self Love & Care Resources 

Books
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama 

  • Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

  • The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women by Elaine Meryl Brown Marsha Haygood, Rhonda Joy McLean

  • All the Joy You Can Stand by Debrena Jackson Gandy

  • What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey

  • You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

Brands, Collectives & Organizations 
  • Balanced Black Girl (podcast)

  • Black Girls Heal (Instagram)

  • Black Girl in Om (Multiple resources)

  • Black Mental Wellness (Therapy)

  • Brown Girl Self-Care (Affirmations and Positivity)

  • The Hey Girl Podcast

  • The Nap Ministry (Therapy)

  • OmNoire (Social Wellness Club)

People to Follow 
  • Alexandra Elle (Author) 

  • Alishia McCullough, L.P.C.(Influencer & Activist)

  • Bassey Ikpi (Activist)

  • Cleo Wade (Author)

  • Donna Oriowo, Ph.D.(Therapist)

  • Jennifer Mullan, Psy.D (Influencer) 

  • Jessica Clemons, M.D (Therapist)

  • Joy Haven Bradford, Ph.D (Therapist).

  • Mariel Buquè, Ph.D (Influencer)

  • Morgan Harper Nichols (Influencer)

  • Nedra Glover Tawwab (Social Worker)

  • Thema Bryant-Davis, Ph.D (Therapist)

My Personal Favorites 
  • Sydney Holmes IG: @syd.hol (photographer/creator)

  • Cami Arboles IG: @camiarboles (Influencer/Yoga)

  • Massy Arias IG: @massy.arias (Health Coach)

  • Black Girl Hockey Club IG: @blackgirlhockeyclub (Sports organization)

  • Toronto Six IG: @the.torontosix (NWHL- Professional Women's Hockey Team)

  • Issa Rae IG: @issarae (Producer/Actress)

  • Cocoa Gallery IG:@cocoagallery (Black Art)

  • changing Womxn Collective IG: @changingwomxn (community engagement)

  • Crwnmag IG:@crwnmag (Black Magazine brand)

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