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Performative Allyship Is Deadly (Here’s What to Do Instead)

Activism can’t begin and end with a hashtag

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On May 25, George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes as Floyd gasped, “I can’t breathe.” On March 13, Breonna Taylor was shot dead by police who stormed her home as she slept. On February 25, Ahmaud Arbery was killed in the…

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