How to Be an Active Bystander When You See “Casual” Racism

As subtle as casual racism can be, it’s still harmful and never okay. In order to address the problem, we must be able to identify its occurrences. Casual racism can be things such as racial jokes/comments, microaggressions, cultural appropriation, and tokenism. Implicit bias plays a huge role, and we all must work on our awareness of what our own bias are in order to change.

Standing up for yourself or someone else isn’t always easy, but it can be done. Follow the link below to learn more about what it means to be an active bystander as well as when and how to intervene. Let’s all stand up against casual racism.