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Robin DiAngelo On White People’s ‘Fragility’

“White progressives cause the most damage to people of color. . . . Niceness is not only not courageous, niceness is not going to get racism on the table . . . Question of ‘how’ rather than ‘if’ I’ve been…

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Book Review: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

New Yorker writer Katy Waldman reviews sociologist Robin DiAngelo’s new book, White Fragility.  The defensive, often outraged reactions of white people to learning the unpleasant realities of racism, often in their own behavior, work “‘to reinstate white equilibrium as they…

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As Starbucks trains on implicit bias, the author of ‘White Fragility’ gets real

On May 29, 2018, the day Starbucks closed thousands of stores to carry out racial sensitivity trainings, USA Today interviewed Robin DiAngelo, race educator who coined the term “white fragility,” about challenges to changing white people’s attitudes and behaviors and…

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No, I Won’t Stop Saying “White Supremacy”

Race scholar, Robin DiAngelo, explains why explains why the phrase “white supremacy” is appropriate for use apart from its describing extremist groups: “White supremacy captures the all-encompassing centrality and assumed superiority of people defined and perceived as white, and the…

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Dr. Robin DiAngelo Speaking, College of New Jersey, Tuesday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m.

The College of New Jersey is hosting Dr. Robin DiAngelo , who will be presenting a lecture on campus on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. in the Mayo Concert Hall.  She will be discussing key concepts in social…

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