Black Lives Matter We stand in solidarity with everyone around the world protesting racial injustice, discrimination and brutality. #blacklivesmatter We've been doing a lot of listening and reading to develop our own understanding and practices. As part of this, we have compiled this list of articles, podcasts and resources. If you would like to contribute, please message us on Facebook or Twitter @northernstage. It's Nice That A list of petitions to sign, funds and charities to donate to, and resources for educating yourself and those around you. Find out more Beyond The Blackout A blog about how to start the real work of anti-racism. Find out more Good Black News Editorial: What I Said When My White Friend Asked for My Black Opinion on White Privilege Find out more Empire: The Controversies of British Imperialism Over six weeks, explore the British Empire through six themes - money, violence, race, religion, gender and sex, and propaganda. You’ll get to hear the stories of the fascinating individuals who contributed to both its rise and fall. Find out more Museum of Colour An online museum focussed on the lives of artists of colour in British history. Find out more Jhalak Prize A thread of books exploring racism and race. Find out more Black Rage A moving poem from Kat francois via YouTube. Find out more How To Argue With A Racist | The Voltaire Lecture 2019 Dr. Adam Rutherford talks about the return of scientific racism. Find out more The Loveland Foundation The Loveland Foundation was established in 2018 by Rachel Cargle in response to her widely successful birthday wish fundraiser, Therapy for Black Women and Girls. Her enthusiastic social media community raised over $250,000, which made it possible for Black women and girls to receive therapy support. Black women and girls deserve access to healing, and that healing will impact generations. The Loveland Foundation is the official continuation of this effort to bring opportunity and healing to communities of colour, and especially to Black women and girls. Through fellowships, residency programs, listening tours, and more, ultimately they hope to contribute to both the empowerment and the liberation of the communities they serve. Find out more Interview with Reni-Eddo Lodge Books on Toast interview Reni-Eddo Lodge, Author of Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race. Watch the interview Podcast with Reni-Eddo Lodge The Guardian's 'Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race' - podcast Listen here NME Killer Mike tells Atlanta residents “it’s not time to burn down your own home” in impassioned speech - interview from NME magazine. Find out more Newcastle University The University’s new learning and teaching centre has been named in honour of the 19th century social reformer, Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass was a progressive thinker in many ways, including how he platformed and acknowledged the power and energy that women in the UK invested in him when he was in Europe and Newcastle. He was a strong voice and contributor to the Abolition of Slavery. And he stayed often in our great city. Find out more The Guardian The 100 best nonfiction books: No 68 – Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass (1845) This vivid memoir was influential in the abolition of slavery, and its author would become one of the most significant African Americans of the 19th century. Find out more The Guardian Daryl Davis: the black musician who converts Ku Klux Klan members After an encounter with a KKK member in the 1980s, the accomplished pianist turned his focus to curing racism through education. Find out more The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast interview with Daryl Davis - contains strong language Daryl Davis is an R&B and blues musician, activist, author, actor and bandleader. He also is the author of "Klan-destine Relationships: A Black Man's Odyssey in the Ku Klux Klan". Find out more If you would like to contribute, please message us on Facebook or Twitter @northernstage.