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Continuing Conversation: White Supremacy, February 4, 2019, 7 pm

White supremacy: why it’s important to use this term Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege, Monday, February 4 at 7 pm, Princeton Public Library. In her ground-breaking article entitled, “No, I Will Never Stop Saying White Supremacy,” sociologiest Dr….

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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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