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Ally Box: Tulsa bookstore offers subscription for people wanting to support community

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 16:39:50-04

TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa bookstore offers "the Ally Box" for people interested in learning more about being a supportive ally to their community.

Tulsa's Fulton Street Books & Coffee posted on their Facebook page they are offering a three month book subscription and online learning collaborative for people interested in being a supportive ally.

For those who want to start but may not know where or how, or what to read first, or what it truly means to be an ally.
Fulton Street | Facebook

National protests are ongoing after the death of George Floyd. Floyd died on Memorial Day after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes.

READ MORE: Minnesota files human rights complaint against police in George Floyd's death

Many people are expressing a desire to better understand the situation on social media.

Fulton Streets says each month, subscribers will get a box that will include two books, curated resources and recommended action steps.

Let’s read together.

Fulton Street Books & Coffee says interested subscribers can now pre-order and their first box will ship by July 1.

READ MORE: Pope addresses George Floyd protests: World cannot turn 'a blind eye to racism'

Fulton Street Books & Coffee is located at 210 West Latimer Street in Tulsa.

The bookstore says they offer space for the community to build and create change throughout the city. Officials said, "It is a space on a mission to increase literacy, with people at the center of all the work that we do."

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