Engaged Buddhism refers ways that mindful practitioners can apply the insights from meditation practice and dharma teachings to situations of social, political, environmental and economic suffering and injustice. (paraphrased from Wikipedia).
Below are resources for education and inspiration for Engaged Buddhism.
On Buddhism and Blackness
Black activism and Buddhist mindfulness share a fascinating history — and future.
“The Germantown Supply Hub Mutual Aid & Protest Support, developed in response to both the pandemic and the protests against racism and police violence.”
1) Radical Dharma by Rev. angel Kyodo williams and Lama Rod Owens, with Jasmine Syedullah
2) Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation Through Anger by Lama Rod Owens
3) Mindful of Race by Ruth King
4) White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
5) The Buddha’ Teaching on Social & Communal Harmony – edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi
6) The Hidden Lamp: Stories from 25 Centuries of Awakened Women
7) Training in Compassion by Norman Fischer
8) Mindfully Facing Climate Change by Bhikkhu Analayo