Make It Routine
It's time to change the Routine.
It’s time to put in the work. Let’s develop a new Routine to create a better society. A society rooted in love and acceptance, regardless of race or beliefs. Let’s be brave. Join us as we challenge the norm and stand alongside the oppressed. Our voices will be heard and our impact will be felt. We must be better. We will be better.
Below are ways to listen, learn and change the Routine.
ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT
Kansas City Urban Youth Academy
The Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy is a non-profit organization with the mission to empower Kansas City's underserved youth ages 6-18 through baseball and softball, academic and social opportunities to be the leaders of tomorrow. The vision for the Academy is to become the epicenter for youth baseball and softball throughout the Midwest, beginning with the urban community and its location in the backyard of the historical 18 th & Vine District.
Negro League Baseball Museum
Established in a one-room office in 1990, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) is a privately funded, not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African-American baseball and its profound impact on the social advancement of America. In 2006, the United States Congress designated the NLBM as “America’s National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.” Please join our efforts to ensure that the legacy of the Negro Leagues plays on to inspire future generations!
“Solitary” by Albert Woodfox
“I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou
“How to be Anti-Racist” by Dr. Ibram X Kendi
“Me And White Supremacy” by Layla F. Saad
“The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander (Previously Suggested)
TED or TEDx Talk
“We Need to Talk about an Injustice” - Bryan Stevenson
“The Dangers of Whitewashing Black History” - David Ikard
“Let’s Get to the Root of Social Injustice” - Megan Ming Francis
“How American Public Schools Keep Children in Poverty” - Kandice Summer
“The Symbol of Systemic Racism - And How to Take Away Their Power” - Paul Rucker
Together, let's change the ROUTINE.
Use the hashtag #keepitroutine to join the routine family