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Fishing for reassurance

Fishing for reassurance

“Now, don’t get me wrong, there is absolutely no harm in reassuring people — especially if they are telling you that they feel insecure — but oftentimes, we don’t want reassurance; we simply want to feel validated and heard.”

Black Lives Matter at Butler: how to ally, amplify and acknowledge privilege

Here are tips from Black students at Butler, on how to put activism where your heart is — not for followers or social justice clout, but to protect and advocate for Black people at risk due to the prevalence of prejudice, as well as tips for students of color on how to survive and thrive at a predominately white institution like Butler.