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What White People Can Do About Racism, Fundamentals 1, interactive webinar

This three-part workshop on March 30, April 13 & April 27, 2019 is intended to give white people some basic knowledge about: • racial structure • building connections and cross-racial alliances • finding direction on your journey as an effective…

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The legacy of white men

Princeton University sophomore, Siyang Liu, urges changes in representation in campus buildings in her October 18 opinion piece in the Princetonian.  “Our student body is far more diverse today than it has ever been before, and building names should reflect…

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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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White People Are Noticing Something New: Their Own Whiteness

Emily Bazelon reviews the development of the concept “white” as she analyzes current discussions of the term and ideas surrounding it.  “For a long time, many white people assumed it was our due, as the majority, to encounter various racial…

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Why do whites oppose the NFL protests?

Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune reporter, compares white attitudes toward current protests against injustices–Black Lives Matter, kneeling during the National Anthem, etc.–to poll responses by whites during civil rights actions in the 1960s.  “Every time unrest erupts in black communities in…

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