Are you confused about why Black Lives Matter targeted Bernie Sanders to share their message? Ever think black activists have forgotten the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr?
You’re not the only one – lots of white folks who say they support black people share your confusion.
But lots of well-meaning white activists are also missing the mark in racial justice conversations, and they could be doing a lot more to give effective support. Here’s Marina Watanabe to help you avoid these mistakes and be a supportive ally to black justice movements.
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Marina Watanabe is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism and a vlogger, blogger, overenthusiastic tweeter, college student, and creator of embarrassing literary tees. Check out her Tumblr, or follow her on Twitter @marinashutup!
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