So you want to be woke on Allyship.
Allyship is not an identity—it is a lifelong process of building relationships based on trust, consistency, and accountability with marginalized individuals and/or groups of people
Part of being an ally is calling out when someone is oppressing someone else, regardless of intent. This article provides an intro of how to call people out and help people learn more their mistakes.
Saying you're not racist is nice, but helping dismantle systems of oppression requires more than just words. In an age of politicians winning elections despite using hateful rhetoric, this article details the need for accountability in order to improve communities.
For most of us, we benefit from some form of privilege. This can range from being able-bodied, being a man, or even growing up middle-class. This article helps explain how you may feel when made aware of your privilege, but also how to make sure you are an ally and helping improve our society.
Women earn nearly half of doctoral degrees in research fields, yet doctoral education in the United States remains deeply segregated by gender. This article inspired by a paper at Cornell University discusses why these issues is exist and the ways in which they can be tackled.
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