A primer from Melissa Harris-Perry on how to be a good ally:
1. Don’t demand that those you are supporting produce proof of the inequality they are working to resist.
2. Do recognize that the shield of your privilege may blind you to the experience of others of injustice.
3. Don’t offer up your relationship with a member of the marginalized group as evidence of your understanding.
4. Do be open to learning and expanding your consciousness by listening more and talking less.