¡Palabra!: White Ally

A White Ally is a white person who actively works to eliminate racism. A white ally is motivated by self-interest, a sense of moral obligation, or a commitment to foster social justice and does not patronize or assume to “help” people of color in paternalistic ways. A white ally may engage in anti-racism work both in collaboration with other white people and in coalition with people of color. Source: https://www.mtholyoke.edu/diversity/definitions

Aliado blanco es una persona blanca que trabaja activamente para eliminar el racismo. Un aliado blanco es motivado por interés propio, un sentido de obligación moral o un compromiso para fomentar justicia social y no patrocinar o condescender a personas de color de una manera paternalista. Un aliado blanco puede participar en la labor contra el racismo en colaboración con otras personas blancas y en coalición con personas de color. Fuente: https://www.mtholyoke.edu/diversity/definitions

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