White Fragility

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In this vital, necessary, and beautiful book, anti-racist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’. White fragility refers to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, characterized by anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors function prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue. In this in-depth exploration, DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively.

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In this vital, necessary, and beautiful book, anti-racist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’. White fragility refers to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, characterized by anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors function prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue. In this in-depth exploration, DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively.

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Author

Robin Diangelo

Format

Paperback

No. of Pages

192

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