Becoming an Ally

Tools for achieving equity in people and institutions

Lopes, Tina and Barb Thomas. 2006. Dancing on Live Embers: Challenging Racism in Organizations. Toronto: Between the Lines.

Okun, Tema. 2010. The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know. Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing.

There is a list of my favourite resources for educating allies at the end of Chapter Nine: “Educating Allies,” in the third edition of Becoming an Ally. Read it here.

Many people doing important critical thinking and writing about allies and some have a presence online:

Jody Alyn []

Robin DiAngelo []

Lynn Gehl []

Robert Jensen []

Michelle O’Brien []

Tim Wise []