I didn’t have the words so I’m borrowing these from the community shared by @shepodcasts.
We stand with our sisters from the @wocpodcasters led by Danielle Desir and message crafted by Tangia Renee.
Thank you! Their words below 👇🏽
PODCASTERS FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN
Collectively, we have built engaged audiences that listen to our voices regularly, and with coordinated effort, we can combine OUR voices to take a STRONG stance against racism and police brutality.
We serve many audiences, but we can speak with one voice. One voice that does not mince words and demands justice.
We created this simple PSA for podcasters or any content creator to post and share in hopes that we can come together across digital spaces to support the work of activists on the front lines of change, who risk themselves daily to create a better world for us all.
Please join us in using your voice to take a stand and encourage action at this critical time by issuing the following statement on your podcast or other digital platform(s):
We are (podcasters/bloggers/youtubers/influencer/etc.) united to condemn the tragic murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and many many others at the hands of police. This is a continuation of the systemic racism pervasive in our country since its inception and we are committed to standing against racism in all its forms.
We believe that to be silent is to be complicit.
We believe that Black lives matter.
We believe that Black lives are more important than property.
We believe that we have a responsibility to use our platforms to speak out against this injustice whenever and wherever we are witness to it.
In creating digital media we have built audiences that return week after week to hear our voices and we will use our voices to speak against anti-blackness and police brutality, and we encourage our audiences to be educated, engaged, and to take action.
Suggested Action Steps
1. Read this statement on your next show release & post the above statement and graphic to your social media feeds.
2. Donate a portion of your show proceeds and ask audience members to donate to any of the following:
George Floyd Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd
Minnesota Freedom Fund: https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/
Black Visions Collective: https://www.blackvisionsmn.org/
Campaign Zero: https://www.joincampaignzero.org/
Black Lives Matter: https://www.Blacklivesmatter.com
Minneapolis NAACP Branch: https://www.paypal.me/mplsnaacp4050B
3. Sign A petition & Ask Your Audience To Sign:Text “Floyd” to 55156 to sign a petition a demand justice for George FloydSign-up at Color of Change: https://colorofchange.org/ to be notified of more opportunities to take action
Also recommended during one of our Community Zoom Calls:
Or find a local neighborhood action or mutual aid group near you.
Episodes & Resources Mentioned
Flaunt Your Fire with India Jackson
Attract and repel: Your responsibility as an anti-racist brand
Pause on the Play with Erica Courdae and India Jackson
Why your questions aren’t harmless
Kickin’ it with Daree with Daree Allen Nieves
Cafe con Pam with Pam Covarrubias
154 – As Non-Black Latinx How do you talk to your loved ones about race? with Dr. Mari AKA Academic Mami
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
You Can’t Meditate this Away (Race, Rage, and the responsibilities of meditators) with Sebene Selassie
An Uncomfortable (but Meaningful) Conversation About Race with Lama Rod Owens
Andrea Rane Johnson on The Creative Impostor from 2017
Use your power and privilege for good
Ashley Lana Scott & Sarah Dennis on The Creative Impostor from 2017
Become a co-conspirator for social justice
Erica Courdae – DEI Consultant on The Creative Impostor
Allow space to simply connect with people
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