Nine Things You Can Do to Help End Racism


If you are anything like me, the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri—the killing of an unarmed black teen, followed by the terrorization of a community by a combat-ready and brutal police force—have alarmed, angered, frustrated, and saddened you. You might feel overwhelmed by the destructive power of racism, and unsure of what to do about it. Depression and the desire to look away and disconnect might set in. Trouble is, that’s a big part of the problem: white people like me have the option to look away while our fellow citizens die in the streets.

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