Together for Black Lives

A curation of resources to amplify the work of organizers and supporters in the fight for justice for our Black brothers and sisters.

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LaunchGood is not another community organization. Instead, we provide a platform on which communities can organize.

Black communities use their voices to start life-altering campaigns. Now is the time for the global Muslim ummah to give unwavering support.

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Borrow books from your local library (or request a book if they don't have it!) or purchase from independent and local bookstores.


  • Towards Sacred Activism
    by Dawud Walid
  • Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking Toward the Third Resurrection
    by Sherman A. Jackson
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
    by Malcolm X and Alex Haley
  • Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States
    by Su’ad Abdul Khabeer
  • Centering Black Narrative: Black Muslim Nobles among the Early Pious Muslims
    by Dawud Walid and Ahmad Mubarak
  • #BlackIslamSyllabus
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age of Colorblindness
    by Michelle Alexander
  • How to be an Anti-Racist
    by Ibram X. Kendi
  • What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays
    by Damon Young
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
    by Bryan Stevenson
  • Are Prisons Obsolete?
    by Angela Davis
  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
    by Angela Davis
  • Black Skin, White Masks
    by Frantz Fanon
  • The Wretched of the Earth
    by Frantz Fanon
  • Between the World and Me
    by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Fire Next Time
    by James Baldwin
  • Nobody
    by Marc Lamont Hill
  • They Can't Kill Us All
    by Wesley Lowery
  • Another Day in the Death of America
    by Gary Younge
  • At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance- a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power
    by Danielle L. McGuire
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
    by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • So You Want to Talk About Race
    by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Biased
    by Jennifer Eberhardt




Organize a virtual screening of one of the films or lectures below with family or friends followed by a discussion.


  • When They See Us (Netflix)
  • 13th (Netflix)
  • Fruitvale Station (Free on Tubi; Explicit content)
  • Just Mercy (Currently free on multiple platforms)
  • Prison Blues by Mustafa Davis
  • Time: The Kalief Browder Story (Netflix)
  • 12 Years A Slave (Netflix)
  • Mudbound (Netflix)
  • The Innocence Files (Netflix)

Virtual Classes and Lectures

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