White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People about Racism

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No matter how committed to racial justice you think you are, this book will be eye-opening.  The author, Robin DiAngelo breaks down white people’s common reactions to race discussions and systematically dismantles defense mechanisms with data and real-life strategies for engagement.  With chapters like  Racial Triggers for White People, and The Process of Racial Socialization, the author takes the reader deep into the conversations that make some of us squirm.  This is must-read for anyone, but especially white people, who want to contribute to anti-racism work.