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White Fragility

Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

by Robin Diangelo

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White Fragility
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Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
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Robin Diangelo

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Groundbreaking book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their positions and maintain racial inequality.

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White Fragility author Robin DiAngelo says the question white people should be asking themselves is not have I been shaped by race, but how have I been shaped by race? Above, protesters demonstrate in New York on June 1. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'There Is No Neutral': 'Nice White People' Can Still Be Complicit In A Racist Society

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