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What’s Missing From “White Fragility”

African American Literature professor, Lauren Michele Jackson, questions the value of workshops like those conducted by White Fragility author, Robin DiAngelo.  She quotes DiAngelo saying, “To address whiteness properly, white people must ‘turn towards and away’ from whiteness, ‘turning towards…

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Denying Racism Supports It

Charles Blow notes that while many white Americans believe that that using the label “racist” is too often unwarranted, “[r]acism is actually under-identified and labeled in America.  And, I believe that too many of our white neighbors are choosing to…

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My Student Asked Me If I Was Racist So I Told the Truth and Said Yes

Teacher Zachary Wright explains his answer to his student.  A lesson for everyone.  Read his article by clicking here.

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Waking up to Whiteness, February 9, 2019

Psychologist, Dr. Nathalie Edmond is presenting a 3-hour workshop from 1 to 4 pm on Saturday, Feb 9th, Lambertville, NJ.  It is based on the work of Ruth King who is a queer woman of color exploring the use of…

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White kids, racism and the way privileged parenting props up an unjust system

Noah Berlatsky focusing on the work of Margaret Hagerman, professor of sociology and author of White Kids: Growing up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America, notes that “well intentioned people work half unconsciously to solidify and perpetuate their own…

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