Don’t be a Bystander: 6 Tips for Responding to Racist Attacks

Created by BCRW and members of Project NIA, this video offers a concise approach to bystander intervention that does not rely on the police.

The United States has a long history of violence against People of Color, Muslims, immigrants, and LGBTQ people. In the current political moment, white supremacists and white nationalists have been emboldened. As a result, public attacks are on the rise. Many people aren’t sure how to respond if they witness a racist or transphobic attack. This video provides some tips.

Connecting individual acts of violence to a broader systemic analysis, this video is intended to be a resource for activists, students, educators, and anyone who wants to interrupt the violence of white supremacy and anti-blackness.

Narrated by Aaryn Lang. Directed and produced by Lewis Wallace and Hope Dector.