We are blacked out until Monday, Jun 8th, 2020

We would not be here without our sisters, brothers, siblings of color.

This is why we are blacking out our sites until Monday, June 8th, 2020. We feel like nothing we can do will be the solution to the situation, and we as privileged tech people may even be part of the problem. But for the here and now, we would like to make this statement:

Please take an active part in the struggles of people of color not only in the US. We thank you if you already do.

Additionally you can support bail funds in the US and your local groups. Bail funds support arrested protestors to pay a bail, which is especially needed to support people with lower income.

If you’re not a person of color and are wondering what you can do, here are some pointers we found helpful:

If you are also living in Germany, here are some links that can give you a starting point in case you are looking out for one: