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One way to be truly helpful right now

🔕 Today’s tip: Do something helpful without announcing it.

There’s a fine line between meaningful action and performative allyship. “But systemic racism doesn’t care about your hashtags and your outrage,” writes Holiday Phillips. One way to channel your energy into making a real difference, she suggests, is through “simple daily acts that no one will ever see.”

“Challenge yourself to do things quietly,” she writes, “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.”

Speaking up matters, but change isn’t just about making noise, and it definitely isn’t about getting likes. It sustains itself on small, private actions, done repeatedly.

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