Resources and contacts for Africans in Ukraine
- Listen to this Twitter Spaces recording to hear from African students stranded at the borders.
- If you or someone you know is fleeing or in need of help, visit the UNHCR page for the country you’re in:
- Contacts at the Polish border with buses.
- Google doc with resources for Africans and Indians in Ukraine. It has telegram channels, phone numbers and emails to contact.
Where to Donate
- The National Bank of Ukraine set up a special account to raise money for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
- Donate to the Ukrainian Red Cross to aid civilians.
- Support the Revived Soldiers Ukraine, an organization that funds medical supplies for field and army hospitals on the front lines.
- Donate to Nova Ukraine, a non-profit that provides citizens with baby food, hygiene products, clothes and household supplies.
- UNHCR Ukraine emergency appeal.
News and Other Information
- Ukraine World: an English-language multimedia project about Ukraine run by Internews Ukraine. They produce articles, podcasts, video explainers and analyses.
- The Kyiv Independent: Ukraine’s English-language media outlet, created by journalists who were fired from the Kyiv Post for defending editorial independence. You can donate or become a patron to support their journalism.
- Sheet by James Fitzgibbon, a history teacher who created this doc to help students understand the history of the conflict.
- Readings for students on the historical origins of the situation to today.
- NYT Learning lesson for covering the attacks in Ukraine.
Sources on Media Bias in Coverage of the Conflict
- Statement by The Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Associations (AMEJA)
- The Washington Post: Opinion: Coverage of Ukraine has exposed long-standing racist biases in Western media
- LA Times: In Ukraine reporting, Western press reveals grim bias toward ‘people like us’
- Democracy Now: “Orientalist and Racist”: News Outlets Condemned over War Coverage
- Democracy Now: “Ukrainians Only”: Nigerian Student Fleeing War Describes Rampant Racism Against Africans at Border
- New Lines: War Coverage May Depend on Who’s Involved