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KRUI Statement of Solidarity

KRUI Radio stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.   

We here at KRUI 89.7 FM cannot ignore the actions and systems that result in and contribute to institutionalized racism. We encourage all to speak out against acts of racism and hatred as well as do research and self-reflect on their own biases.  

Silence is compliance and we will use the resources we have to uplift Black voices and fight against discrimination.  

We are committed to uplifting and highlighting underprivileged communities that have been historically silenced by providing a supportive platform where we can engage in dialogue, education, and the celebration of our diversity and common humanity. 



Extensive list of organizations whose valuable work needs financial support, put together by Reclaim the Block 

How to Support the Struggle Against Police Brutality 

Protestors Are Demanding Justice for Breonna Taylor. Here’s How You Can Help. 

Tony McDade, a Black Trans Man, Was Shot and Killed by Police. Here’s How You Can Demand Justice. 

Comprehensive resources for education and organization 

Anti-Racist Resource Guide

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Mutual aid + bail funds  

Thread of mutual aid funds (networks of support for “those who are serving communities of color and really providing direct services and assistance at this time” – Thahitun Mariam

Split a donation between 70+ community bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organizers 

Verified bail funds for 37 different states compiled by Neighborhood Funders Group 

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Know your rights + protesting 

How to Protest Safely in the Age of Surveillance + Deaths of six men tied to Ferguson protests alarm activists 

“Remember that taking these steps isn’t just about protecting yourself, it’s about protecting others who may be more at risk than you because they are undocumented, have a criminal record, [or] have an underlying health condition that would make an arrest life threatening.” 


Know Your Rights by UI Student Legal Services, including if you are cited, detained, or stopped for questioning 

Eastern Iowa Community Bond Project  

ECIBP will pay full cash bail for people in Iowa arrested while protesting police violence. 

For assistance, text 319-535-2209 or email 

Please be prepared to provide detained person’s full name, location being held, and bail amount. 

CDC factsheet on riot control agents 

Riot Medicine – A free manual for practicing insurrectionary medicine. 

The Low-Tech Gear That Kept Hong Kong Rioters Safe