For Our White Friends Desiring to be Allies | Central Oregon Coast NOW - Re-Blog Link
Written by JoAnn Chateau

Activist storyteller Courtney Ariel gives white people tips on how to be stronger allies to marginalized people…

“I have been asked by two dear friends, “how can I be a stronger ally?” Being the slow emotional processor that I am, I wanted to spend some time with this before I answered them. I surely appreciate and love these two individuals, and I appreciate their vulnerability in asking me this question.

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I am not going to do much coddling here; I don’t know that I believe that love requires coddling. Here are six things you can do to be stronger allies…”

Courtney Ariel

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About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. In fact, she writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends--always with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. Although JoAnn's views are augmented by her former professional life in Psychology and Information Science, don't take everything she says toooo seriously -- what you think and do is much more important! Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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