Unpacking White Fragility: Book Discussion
September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
540WMain Learning Academy’s popular summer book discussion series continues for fall 2018:
Unpacking White Fragility Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism: A Book Chat
Join Founder/Executive Director in an informal and thought provoking chat around socially conscious books that are must reads for anyone doing or interested in social and race activism work.
Robin DiAngelo, lecturer at the University of Washington, created the term “white fragility”. She has noted that “white privilege can be thought of as unstable racial equilibrium”.When this equilibrium is challenged, the resulting racial stress can become intolerable and trigger a range of defensive responses. DiAngelo defines these behaviors as white fragility.
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