We at The Lisa Ekus Group believe that Black Lives Matter and look to our industry for books, resources, and voices to support and help educate us and those around us. A powerful ally is an informed one.

Below are book recommendations from our community bookstores for ani-racist reading for youth and adults:


Here are a few organizations to considering supporting with a donation:

  • This Google Document outlines bail funds and legal help, organized by city, and this link leads you to more bail funds to aid protestors.
  • Donations can be made to individual victims’ families here.
  • The National Police Accountability Project promotes the accountability of law enforcement officers and their employers for violations of the Constitution and the laws of the US.
  • Campaign Zero is a comprehensive platform of research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America.
  • The Conscious Kid is an education, research and policy organization dedicated to reducing bias and promoting positive identity development in youth