basic strategy's been the same since Johnson ran the 1964 Civil Rights Act through Congress. The short version if you don't follow the link is "white people good, people of color scary and bad."
Ah, that image brings back memories. My father is a doctor and when I and my brother were little we used to stay in his office (no daycare or babysitters for us). Boredom galore! Nothing to read but women's magazines and colorful books of illustrated Bible stories someone had given, as they always do. I think I read about Joseph and his coat of many colors about 100 times.
Even volunteering is problematic because on the scale we are talking about you could be doing--for free--millions of jobs that other people could be doing and earning a wage for doing. This creates a self-reinforcing problem.