Moving from Actor --> Ally --> Accomplice
Read, watch films, attend events, to gain greater knowledge of white privilege, white supremacy, institutionalized racism, the prison industrial complex, etc. Study and deal with your white guilt and white fragility.
Understanding Systemic Anti-Black Racism in the United States: A Reference List for #BlackLivesMatter - look especially for a section called “Resources for White People”
Dr. Robin DiAngelo (writes about White fragility). (Shorter piece here)
Read/follow Black and people of Color-led organizations, journalists, authors (including on social media) and purchase their books.
James Baldwin, “Black on White: Black Writers on what it Means to be White.”
Join Facebook groups that focus on White allyship to racial justice causes.
Take action beyond your own learning by engaging with other White people. Start conversations and share your learning with other white people in your life, especially those you are closest to (family members, children, neighbors, colleagues).
Go to workshops and trainings (see resources below).
If you have a reading group or book club, purchase and read materials from authors of Color that address these issues. Pool resources to pay for the author to speak with your group via FaceTime, Google Hangout, etc.
Organize other white people to study these issues together, attend events as a group, invite speakers to meet with your group.
Don't just go to the workshops listed in the resources below -- instead, organize for them to host trainings for you, your friends, your family, your co-workers, your neighbors, etc.
Facebook pages to “Like” that are written/edited by Black, Brown and Indigenous people and have a focus on racial justice: