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  1. Accomplices Not Allies: Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex

    This article breaks down the differences between allyship and being an accomplice within anti-oppression work. The authors explore key interventions to ...
  2. DSURJ Resource Curation

    The Research and Resources group of DSURJ is working to develop a resource database that uplifts and supports the voices of BIPOC leaders in the sphere of activism to move white people to local, accountable, anti-racist action. In service of this g...
  3. Befriending Becky: On The Imperative Of Intersectional Solidarity

    The author challenges readers - particularly white women - to reflect on the idea that when advocating for others, we often don’t know what we’re talkin...
  4. White Fragility and the Question of Trust

    The author challenges the common practice of setting “ground rules” for difficult discussions, and shares how they disallow for honest discourse about r...
  5. Whites Only: SURJ And The Caucasian Invasion Of Racial Justice Spaces

    A historical and present-day exploration of white-led anti-racism groups and the inherent pitfalls of such groups. The author specifically focuses on th...
  6. 10 Ways Orgs Can Show Up for Black Lives Without Exploiting 'Black Lives Matter'

    Sunshine Muse provides pointed directives to encourage white led organizations to go beyond performative allyship. Sunshine reports that limited change ...
  7. Respect Differences? Challenging the Common Guidelines in Social Justice Education

    As described in their Abstract: In social justice education, it is common to establish guidelines for classroom discussions. We examine the limits of th...
  8. The case for reparations for Black Americans

    Host Fred Dews interviews authors Ray and Perry about their paper on why reparations for black Americans are necessary. Ray and Perry present their argu...
  9. White people have gentrified Black Lives Matter. It’s a problem

    An exploration of the recent explosion of white allies voicing their support for Black Lives Matter and comparisons to the period after the civil rights...
  10. White People: I Don’t Want You To Understand Me Better, I Want You To Understand Yourselves

    An appeal to white people to understand white culture - the dominant U.S. culture - and how it functions to keep white supremacy in place, particularly ...