The killings of Black people in cities across America—including most recently George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery—have sparked widespread civil unrest. Protesters all over the country are taking to the streets to demand justice for them and for all Black people.
The protests and riots have also prompted a lot more non-Black folks to confront how harmful and insidious structural racism is and to consider how it has benefited them in ways large and small. That may be you. And you might be wondering how you can be a better ally to Black and brown people in an environment where you spend a whole lot of time: work.
Read this blog for 11 practical actions you can take to be an ally to people of color at your job.