The path to equality is a long road, and we still have a lot of work to do to support black people.  In addition to protesting and donating, it’s important to take the time to listen and learn.  Ellen and tWitch discussed some ways to be better allies in the video below.

Here are some resources to help learn, listen, and become a stronger ally.

Take Action:

Ways to Help


Online Reading:

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice Toolkits

@TheConsciousKid – a resource for Parenting and Education through a Critical Race Lens


“Appropriating Blackness: Performance and the Politics of Authenticity” by E. Patrick Johnson

“Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism” by Robin DiAngelo


What to Watch:

“13th” dir. Ava DuVernay

“King in the Wilderness” dir. Peter W. Kunhardt

“The House I Live In” dir. Eugene Jarecki

“When They See Us” dir. Ava DuVernay


Leaders to Follow Online:

Brittany Packnett Cunningham

Patrisse Cullors-Brignac

Rachel Cargle


Places to Donate:

George Floyd Memorial Fund


Black Lives Matter



Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

Justice Breonna Taylor

Justice for Rayshard Brooks