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

By Robin DiAngelo
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"White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo is a groundbreaking book that dives deep into the uncomfortable topic of racism and, specifically, the ways in which white individuals often respond defensively when confronted with discussions about race. Through thought-provoking analysis and personal anecdotes, DiAngelo challenges the notion of a post-racial society and examines how white people, often unknowingly, perpetuate racism. The book dissects white fragility—a defensive reaction to racial stress—and explores its impact on conversations about race, power dynamics, and social justice. DiAngelo's compassionate and insightful approach prompts readers to reflect on their own biases and actively engage in dismantling racism. With actionable steps and an emphasis on self-reflection, this book serves as an essential guide for those seeking to understand and address the complexities of racism in today's society.
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