BLM Resources – Loco Coffee

We stand completely with the black community and everyone affected by the systemic racism in this country. We refuse to remain silent and be part of the problem. We must be better, and we will be better.

We have gathered helpful resources for ourselves and our team to help listen and learn. This is not a solution but a step in the right direction. We must first educate ourselves and then take action to be part of the change.


Helpful articles:
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh
The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine
America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us by Adam Serwer 
Who Gets to Be Afraid in America? by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi 
The Death of George Floyd, In Context by Jelani Cobb

Books to read:
How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
by Michelle Alexander
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD

Podcasts to listen to:
About Race
1619 (New York Times)
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
Seeing White


Black Lives Matter - Ways You Can Help
Black Owned Boston Businesses
Organizations to Donate to - By State
Justice for Breonna Taylor
Justice for George Floyd

We know that these are small steps and we have so much to learn, but we are committed to listening, learning, and taking action. Change starts with us, and we must be better. Black Lives Matter