Some Advice For Allies Who Feel ‘Shot Down’

”Being a good ally cannot and should not ever be a condition of acceptance”

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After reading this essay on Bust about how white ladies still don’t get it, I winced in anticipation as I looked down at the Facebook comments. The first predictably said something to the effect of, “It’s hard to be an ally when I constantly feel shot down.” I have heard that phrase before, “shot down.”

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