Our eyes, ears and hearts are open.

In order for change to happen, we need to converse and have open dialogues about race and racism. Discussing race and racism can be challenging. Here are a few resources to help you navigate these conversations.

Black Players for Change

Say it Loud: The Story Behind the “Black Players for Change” Protest

together beat hate

Learn more about the initiative, [tbh], or together beat hate, created by the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism, and its focus on fighting antisemitism, prejudice, racism, and hate. Videos, podcasts, articles, documentaries, books, and movies can all be found within this resource to help further knowledge and conversations surrounding social equality.


There are a number of organizations that are working hard to lead the efforts toward change, but they can’t do it alone.


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Black Players for Change

All profits from the purchase of the MLSisBlack Solidarity Top will be donated to charities that are supported by Black Players for Change and Player’s Coalition in the fight for racial equality.

How to find black businesses to support in your area


Amplify the voices around you. Use your voice and your platform to condemn racism, injustice, and all forms of prejudice. Use your voice to promote solidarity and compassion.

Here are some voices across the world.

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Black Players for Change

Follow the Black Players for Change on social media to stay up to date on the organization’s initiatives within MLS.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Community Artist Voices


As children develop, we have a responsibility to nurture them and help them understand the complexities of race, injustice, and prejudice. These resources from the Center for Racial Justice in Education can help you talk through difficult conversations with children:



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