As the tragic murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter
movement has demonstrated, not being racist is not enough. To fulfill
the American ideal, to ensure that all people are equal, you must be
In this essential guide, Sophie Williams,
goes beyond her popular Instagram @officialmillennialblack, providing
sharp, simple, and insightful steps anyone can take to be a better ally
in the fight against racism. While the book’s focus is on race, it also
touches on sexism, classism, ableism, oppression, and white supremacy.
in her iconic Instagram style, this pocket-sized guide is a crucial
starting point for every anti-racist ally, covering complex topics at
the heart of anti-racist principles. Whether you are just finding your
voice, have made a start but aren’t sure what to do next, or want a
fresh viewpoint, Anti-Racist Ally introduces and explains the
language of change and shows you how to challenge the system, beginning
with yourself. Sophie reminds you that this is a learning process, which
means facing difficult truths, becoming uncomfortable, and working
through the embarrassment and discomfort.
The fight for justice
isn’t easy there aren’t any shortcuts or quick wins. But together,
anti-racist allies can use their power to truly change the world and
- The world exploded after the murder of George Floyd. Angry and eager
to bend the arc of justice, many people have become aware of systemic
racism and want to participate in its demise. This guide offers readers
all the information and motivation they will need to be the change.
- This small, short book can be placed in a bag or carried in a pocket for quick reference and for sharing ideas with others.
- Sophie Williams’s Anti-racist information and her Instagram went viral, attracting nearly 200,000 followers.