Note: the links below are not intended to be an exhaustive list of anti-racism resources and tools for allies, but a starting point.

General Advice and Online Workshops for practicing inter-sectionality on a range of topics:

https://everydayfeminism.com/school/

https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/kivel3.pdf

https://www.tolerance.org/professional-development/white-antiracism-living-the-legacy

https://www.bustle.com/p/what-is-optical-allyship-3-ways-to-be-actively-anti-racist-22956518

https://www.bustle.com/p/5-meaningful-ways-to-support-black-people-in-the-uk-22947496

https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/magazine/conversations-on-racial-injustice-whiteness-4-ways-not-to-police-people-of-color-be-a-better-ally/

https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/magazine/ally-etiquette-101/

Emotional Labour

https://everydayfeminism.com/2018/07/white-people-this-is-how-to-check-your-privilege-when-asking-people-of-color-for-their-labor/

https://everydayfeminism.com/2018/12/how-to-compensate-black-women-and-femmes-on-social-media-for-their-emotional-labor/

Responding to being “called out”

Being “called out” for your words or actions, is a key part of true allyship and it is easy to become defensive. These articles explain how to step away from this behaviour:

https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/magazine/dont-get-defensive/

https://everydayfeminism.com/2017/05/allies-say-this-instead-defensive/

https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-become-a-better-anti-racist-ally-including-owning-your-mistakes-22967982

White Privilege

Explaining the term and deconstructing the misconceptions:

https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/fall-2018/what-is-white-privilege-really

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/culture/a32752175/white-privilege-everyday-examples/

“White Fragility”

These resources explain what this term means, and how to recognise it within yourself:

https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/a-sociologist-examines-the-white-fragility-that-prevents-white-americans-from-confronting-racism

https://www.waterstones.com/book/white-fragility/robin-diangelo/9780141990569

https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/summer-2019/whats-my-complicity-talking-white-fragility-with-robin-diangelo

Non-Profit Work and Racism:

Non-Profits and Collectives can be unknowingly racist, often due to lack of representation within them. These articles highlight ways to recognise and challenge this:

https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/magazine/10-ways-your-social-justice-work-might-be-inaccessible-and-elitist-and-why-thats-a-problem/

https://everydayfeminism.com/2018/05/decolonizing-nonprofits/

Queer, Trans and Intersex PoC 

A dual intersection that often doesn’t receive widespread attention:

https://gal-dem.com/queer-and-trans-muslims-need-their-own-pride-and-physical-spaces-in-a-time-of-danger/

https://www.stonewall.org.uk/about-us/news/qtipoc-organisations-you-should-know-about

Websites in general

Diversifying your news feeds is important to helping understand the numerous issues affecting BIPoC:

Gal-Dem

Bustle

Reading Lists

Reading books by BIPoC, both fiction and non fiction:

https://www.bustle.com/p/books-about-race-in-britain-to-add-to-your-anti-racist-reading-list-22947864