Stand.earth Statement in Solidarity with Victims of Racist Attack in Buffalo, New York
May 17, 2022
In response to the racist attack at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood in New York, Stand.earth Executive Director Todd Paglia said:
“In the wake of the horrific white supremacist murders in Buffalo, Stand.earth pledges its unequivocal solidarity with the victims, survivors, and their communities. We denounce white supremacy in all its forms, including the xenophobic eco-fascist theories espoused by right wing political movements, spokespeople, and actors.”
To learn more about how you can help and to learn more about the foundational work of environmental justice, please see the resources below:
On environmental justice:
There’s a clear fix to helping Black communities fight pollution: Industrial pollution has sickened and poisoned Black communities for decades. Environmental justice experts have a solution to stop this.
On anti-blackness and what non-black people can do to support right now:
Wondering what the term ‘white supremacy’ means and how it relates to your life? This illustration does a great job at listing dozens of overt and covert actions that reinforce white supremacy, often unintentionally
Want to learn more about being anti-racist? Here’s a comprehensive list of books, articles, and podcasts (including kid-friendly resources).
Want to talk with kids about racism? Here’s a great toolkit, an age by age guide, and a list of 31 books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance
Check out the divest-invest platform from Movement for Black Lives.
How to Support Black Voices and Black Livelihoods:
Get involved with Black-led racial justice campaigning organization Color of Change
In Canada, shop using this directory of black-owned businesses in Canada
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