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A mindset shift to be a better ally

✅ Today’s tip: Build activism into your daily life with small, private actions.

Martin Luther King Day is a good time to check in with yourself about whether you’re being a truly effective ally in the fight for racial justice, or simply a performative one. As Holiday Phillips writes: “Challenge yourself to do things quietly, like changing the things you buy, giving your platform to a BIPOC, or educating yourself on the history of racism without telling everyone about how educated you now are.”

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