Isalis stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter against racism and police brutality. We will be composing an ongoing list of resources compiled directly from our staff on what we are doing, reading, watching, and listening to.  Let’s all do more to “Be the Change”.

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To Read:

  • Sister Outsider - Book by Audre Lorde
  • Homegoing - Novel by Yaa Gyasi
  • Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers her Super Power - by Dr. Brittney Cooper
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • Just Mercy - book by @Bryan.stevenson805
  • Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that A Movement Forgot- book by Mikki Kendall

To Watch/Listen to:

@blackbeltvoices - IG page & Website

@Ivirlei - Business & Mindset Mentor

Fruitvale station - movie by Ryan Coogler

Just Mercy - (based on the book) turned feature film

The Limits of Empathy @Code Switch - Podcast by NPR

1619 - Podcast by the New York Times

The 13th - Documentary on Netflix

Dear White People on Netflix 

Explained: Racial Wealth Gap on Netflix

To Support:

  • Bay Area Black-Owned Restaurants:

Sunset Cantina

Mission Bowling Club

Cafe International 

Elve’s BBQ and Soul Food

Burlap Coffee

Peaches Patties

Cafe Ethiopia

Bella Trattoria

Anthony’s Cookies


  • Designers/Businesses we are looking into:

@goldengirlyshop: cute & cozy loungewear 

@oseiduro: women’s hand-dyed clothing vegan, organic, & cruelty-free skincare

@communitymakes: bay area creators raising money for black lives matter movement

@kncbeauty: cruelty-free health/beauty/skincare

@omathelabel: NYC based clothing/jewelry 

@kurationcollective: black woman-owned vintage 

@golde: black women-owned health/beauty brand

To Donate: 













Petitions To Sign: 

Justice for Breonna Taylor:

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery:

Justice for George Floyd:

Re-open Sandra Bland's Case:

Justice for Emerald Black:

Justice for Philando Castile:

Hands up Act:

Justice for Oluwatoyin Salau:

Justice for Dominique Fells:

Justice for Tete Gulley:

Justice for Elijah Mcclain:

One way to support BLM if you don’t have money:

    • Youtube search this video, turn off ad-blocker on youtube and watch on a loop, the ad money will donate for you.: “how to financially help BLM with no money/leaving your house (invest in the future for free”.

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