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What is White People for Black Lives?
White People for Black Lives

Some white Americans have learned that, simply saying that they themselves are not racists does little to rid our country of a subversive and destructive culture of racism. Fellow Americans of color continue to suffer the consequences of this culture, even to the point of losing their lives to it. AWARE-LA encourages white Angelenos to learn to shift from being "not racist" to "anti-racist" (and why there's a big difference). The organization believes that people of color should not always have to be the ones to educate white people about racism. So AWARE-LA organizes white people to take responsibility for unlearning racism, their own white privilege, and how to challenge it.