Dear White Allies: Don’t Appropriate Our Anger

A white woman at a march holds up a sign with a Black comic character that reads, “Avdol Says: Black Lives Matter!”
Black Lives Matter demonstration in front of the US Consulate General in Hamburg, Germany. Photo by Rasande Tyskar, used under Creative Commons license. Image available here.

This is the work you need to take up, because we’ve been doing it for you. It’s your turn.

Three white women hold cardboard signs that say “White Silence = Violence” and “Black Lives Matter” with an upraised fist.
Black Lives Matter demonstration in front of the US Consulate General in Hamburg, Germany. Photo by Rasande Tyskar, used under Creative Commons license. Image available here.

Writer, activist, inclusion and equity consultant. Parenting, immigration, LGBTQ+, racial justice. Patreon.com/jorjorian. Pub list: www.anooshjorjorian.com.

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Writer, activist, inclusion and equity consultant. Parenting, immigration, LGBTQ+, racial justice. Patreon.com/jorjorian. Pub list: www.anooshjorjorian.com.

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