1. Prioritize the words and feelings and writing of black people. (If you are white,) retweet black people's words, gather other white people in replies and in comments, don't ask to be soothed.
  2. Listen to the black folks around who are screaming for help and do what they say.
  3. Ijeoma Oluo, editor of The Establishment and writer, listed some action items allies can take instead of feeling sad and shifting focus.
  4. Here they are:
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