Pay with Action
Pay with your Time
It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it.
Be a better colleague to your Black coworkers. Build awareness and understanding of how Black and African American communities experience systemic racism in the workplace and take action in *your* workplace. Do not let the complexity of your workload or lack of comfort deter you from being an active ally to your coworkers. Here are examples of how to pay with your time at work:
on the street
Due to systemic racism, organizations led by BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) have less access to funds and fewer volunteers. Use your time and expertise to actively help organizations working toward racial equity. Give your time and/or expertise to a nonprofit run by and for BIPOC. Here are examples of how to pay with your time on the street:
Make signs or provide resources at a protest march.