Join us for Book Club at the Morris Center. This month, we are discussing Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism to
Join us for Book Club at the Morris Center. This month, we are discussing Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism to learn what you can do to engage more constructively. When you reserve your spot, you will be emailed a link for the Zoom discussion.
The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged that serve to maintain racial inequality
In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’ (Claudia Rankine). Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, fun
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(Tuesday) 6:00 pm EST