This page will feature links, information, and resources for activism in the service of helping ethnic minorities, including resources for people like me who were born into relative privilege and who want to get involved in addressing issues like racial equality, but may not know how to start.
The election has brought up a lot of racism-related stress, particularly for people of color. Here are a couple of wonderful articles on this topic:
If you’re white, it can be hard to know how to best be an ally to people of color. It’s easy for privileged allies to feel awkward, or to inadvertently use one’s privileged position (which often allows one’s voice to be heard) to overshadow the voices of people of color – when you’re used to being listened to, it’s easy to take things over and make it about you. Instead, those of us with more privilege want to learn to use that privilege to support and elevate the voices of those with less privilege. Here are some good articles that provide guidance on how to translate those good intentions into action that is actually helpful: