ng towards being an active-ally or accomplice is an important step in helping
racial injustice. There are, however, certain helpful ways to approach being an active-ally. Please consult the resources below for guidance on how to do so proactively.
The first step in being an active-ally is learning about Racial Injustice. Please take the time to visit our Learn & Educate page , if you haven’t already done so, before diving into being an active-ally.
A comprehensive Instagram post from @mireillecharper about how to be an ally beyond the surface.
An article on the dangers of performative activism, and how to move beyond the hashtag to help.
The many ways that people and communities can engage in liberation, by and for those who cannot be in the streets.
Allyship for Marginalized Communities
An article by the Autistic Women & Nonbianry Network (AWN) about how to engage in fighting white supremacy as a woman with a disability.
Deepa Iyer from The Post discusses the importance of unlearning anti-blackness from a South-Asian perspective to become a #blacklivesmatter ally.
An article by Rachel Ramirez that looks at Anti-Blackness in Asian communities, and how to open up those conversations.
More Resources for Allies
10 Ways For Non-Black Academics to Value Black Lives- Medium.com
9 Things you can do right now to support Black people- The Blackful Consulting
Anti-Racism Resources for White People- Flicker & Klein (2020)
- Dear White People, This Is What We Want You To Do- InsidetheKandiDish.com
- Breaking Rank: Refusing White Supremacy Event- HYM Consulting
- For Our White Friends Desiring to be Allies- Sojourners.net
- Guidelines for Being Strong White Allies (PDF)
- How Can I Become A Better White Ally?- Marie Claire
My White Friend Asked Me on Facebook to Explain White Privilege. I Decided to Be Honest-
5 Ways White People Can Take Action in Response to White and State-Sanctioned Violence- Medium.com
White People, Read This Before You Text Your Black Friends- BuzzFeed News