Resources

We Charge Genocide

On this page you can find resources mentioned in our Podcasts, microcourses, and other educational projects related to the We Charge Genocide petition and the global impact of anti-black racism.

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The We Charge Genocide Petition

A link to the opening statement of the We Charge Genocide petition as well as a full list of signatories. You will also find here news articles related to We Charge Genocide and the issues it addresses.

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We Charge Genocide 2014

Learn about the Chicago organizers who sent a report on police brutality to the UN in 2014 in the spirit of the original 1951 petition.

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Petition Map

A link to a searchable map from the University of Washington's Mapping American Social Movements Project that shows the location of the 152 incidents that the Civil Rights Congress offered as evidence in support of its claim. These killings of unarmed Black men and women by police and by lynch mobs took place between 1945 and 1951. The link also has a details description of all 152 incidents.

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We Charge Genocide 2014

Learn about the Chicago organizers who sent a report on police brutality to the UN in 2014 in the spirit of the original 1951 petition.

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Lemkin on We Charge Genocide

Links to Lemkin's statements about We Charge Genocide and his works related to colonialism and genocide in Africa.