Well, fuck da police, firstly.

Here is a list of some legal protest resources, plus some campaigns that help BAME kids too. I worked at Just for Kids Law for a short while, and their legal and holistic advice and support is unparalleled. School exclusions, criminal sentencing and stop and search continue to affect BAME kids disproportionately in the UK.

GET DYL TO CAMBRIDGE Dylan Kawende has received an offer from Cambridge University to read Law with Senior Status (SSL) starting in October 2020. “I have until July to provide financial guarantees (i.e. pledges of support on GoFundMe) to Cambridge otherwise my offer will be withdrawn. I aim to raise £40k for the tuition fees and £20k for the accommodation cost and living expenses.” You can view his crowdfunder and donate here.

Black Protest Legal UK is a hub of lawyers and legal advisors providing free legal advice and representation to UK Black Lives Matter activists and protesters. You can donate and find out more here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/black-protest-legal-support-uk

No More Exclusions “privileges the voices of children and young adults who have experienced school exclusion in their young lives”. Their mission is to bring about an end to the persistent race-disparity in school exclusions in the next five years.  Welcome to NME

Kids of Colour http://kidsofcolour.com/ is a platform for young people of colour to explore race, identity and culture and challenge the everyday, institutionalised racism that shapes their lives. You can donate to their fundraiser here: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/kidsofcolour

I have worked with We Belong in the past and they are ACE. WB is an organisation led by young people who migrated to the UK who work with and for young migrants who are subject to the hostile environment in the UK, the country they call home. We Belong is built on an initial project called Let Us Learn who successfully organised and mobilised young people who had migrated to the UK as kids and led campaigns that have achieved change on a national scale. https://www.webelong.org.uk/

ALSO – if you download the fab Run the Jewels heavy heavy rap album you have a chance to donate your payment to the National Lawyers Guild Mass Defense Fund. The Mass Defense Committee (MDC) is a network of lawyers, legal workers and law students providing legal support for political activists, protesters and movements for social change in the US.

Lastly, lovely Lynval Golding’s story of systematic racism on the Specials album is heartbreaking, however many repeated listens. BLM

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