How to Apologize When You Get Called Out

Knowing how to apologize is essential when you’ve been called out for a behavior that enforces oppression of a marginalized group. But unfortunately, we don’t always do a great job at it.

What do non-apologies look like, and how can you avoid giving them? How do you apologize for your behavior in a way that is meaningful and genuine? Check out this video  from Franchesca Ramsey to find out!

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Franchesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey is a graphic designer and video blogger based out of New York City. With over 100k subscribers on her two YouTube channels, she and her videos have been featured on numerous style and entertainment blogs and news publications including MTV, The New York Times,, and The BBC. In January 2012, Franchesca had her first viral video “Shit White Girls Say…to Black Girls” which accumulated 1.5 million views in 24 hours, 6 million views in a week and over 9 million views to date. Follow her on Twitter @chescaleigh