Black Lives Matter Resources





We stand in solidarity with our community and are committed in our stance to end systemic racism. 


This is a time to enact meaningful change and we know real change begins with knowledge and action.


There is more we can do, more we have to do, and more we must do.


With that, below find this week's recommendation of black authors, films, musicians and restaurants we think you should know and support.

 CNCPTS NYC - Black Lives Matter - Tak Sakamoto





National Coalition on Black Civic Participation


NAACP Legal Defense Fund


Justice for David McAtee


Reclaim the block


Breonna Taylor





“The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea” by Christopher J. Lebron


“No one is coming to save us” by Stephanie Powell


“When they call you a terrorist: A black lives matters memoir” by Patrisse Cullors and Asha Bandele


"Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


“Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood


"Black Enough" by Ibi Zoboi


“From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation” by Keeanga-Yamahtta


"Becoming" by Michelle Obama






Boyz N The Hood (1991)


See You Yesterday (2019)


When They See Us (2019)


BlacKkKlansman (2018)


Monsters and Men (2018)


Green Book (2018)


Moonlight (2016)







Lucky Daye 


Layton Greene 


Soul Glo




Black Pumas




Eli Sostre










Blue Nile Restaurant


Darryl’s Corner Bar + Kitchen


Family Affair Restaurant & Catering


Aunt Via’s Bakery Café


Flames Jamaican Restaurant


Wingz & Tingz


Vaughan Fish & Chips


Bon Appetit



New York


Mikey Likes It East Village


Something Catchy


DaleView Biscuits & Beer


Paula’s Soul Food


Sam’s Soul Food


Footprints Café


Dick and Jane’s


Staten Island Fish & More

CNCPTS NYC - Black Lives Matter - Tak Sakamoto