What does it mean to be an Ally?

Being an ally is more than being a friend. Being an ally means standing up. Being an ally means a lot of things to a lot of people.

In this article from the UUA, presenter Tim Wise talks about how to be an ally and the road map to racial equality.

This article from Everyday Feminism, Jamie Utt describes things that an ally can do along with the idea that being an ally isn’t a self-proclaimed identity.

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Cricket

Week of Righteous Resistance

Black Lives Matter is both an organic, creative, and vibrant ever-evolving movement and it’s a bold strategy that is actually quite simple: center the worth and dignity of all Black people, all Black lives. Every. Single. One. It’s a strategy that centers everyday Black people as leaders, not just the respectable, educated ones.

Check out more.
http://www.standingonthesideoflove.org/ourstories/2015/7/8/this-is-worr-a-week-of-righteous-resistance

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Cricket