In 2020, we’ve made financial contributions to:

KC Bail Fund

Louisville Bail Fund

Hope Center KC

National Bail Out

Shirley’s Kitchen Cabinet

Black Archives of Mid America – Kansas City

KC Spaces Fund

Kiosk has donated 50% of our portion of artwork sales from the exhibition Diminishing Returns to the Legal Fund for One Struggle KC.

Current Reading List: 

For context: Washington Post: The black women who launched the original anti-racist reading list and What is an Anti-Racist Reading List For?
And a call to understand that this must go beyond reading: When black people are in pain, white people just join book clubs

and here’s a way to buy books from Black-owned bookstores.

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi

Anti-racism resources for white people (google doc)

PDF handout from the Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities

Being Antiracist – National Museum of African American History and Culture

Systemic Racism: 64 Practical Examples of the Challenges that Face Black Americans

The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Belonging: a Culture of Place—bell hooks

1619 Podcast – listen

How Did We Get Here? 163 years of The Atlantic’s writing on race and racism in America

Ezra C Daniels: Empathy Myopia

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by adrienne maree brown


An Open Letter to Arts Organizations Rampant with White Supremacy by Nana Chinara

Coronavirus, Structural Racism, Resistance and the Future We Must Create [Art World]

LACMA: Art and Resistance

Decolonize the Art World (

PDF: Black, Brown, & Beige – Surrealism

What About Activism? (book)

Justice System:

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System exhibition and book

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration exhibition and book

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

PDF: Angela Davis – Are Prisons Obsolete?

NPR: How much do we need the police

Jacobin: How to be Anticapitalist by Erik Olin Wright


The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

Divided by Faith by Emerson & Smith

White Friends Let’s Talk About Race by Nia Pycior
and A Partial Personal Account of Being Black in America

The Anti-Racist Devotional

For our White Friends Desiring to be Allies by Courtney Ariel