The Way with Anoa

Dr. Robin on Whiteness, Fragility, and Engaging in Better Discourse in Progressive Spaces

Episode Summary

I finally got a chance to sit down with Dr. Robin DiAngelo. We had a great conversation about white fragility, white supremacy, and addressing these issues within Progressive spaces. Dr. DiAngelo has been a diversity trainer and works on deconstructing white privilege and addressing white fragility. She has a solid piece called "My Class Didn't Trump My Race: Using Oppression to Face Privilege" that's worth checking out! https://robindiangelo.com/2014site/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ClassTrumpRace.pdf I have included a few of her articles are included below but you should definitely look her up as she has a lot of work worth reading! White Fragility: Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/white-fragility-why-its-so-hard-to-talk-to-white-people-about-racism-twlm/ No, I Won't Stop Saying "White Supremacy" http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/no-i-wont-stop-saying-white-supremacy-20170630

Episode Notes

I finally got a chance to sit down with Dr. Robin DiAngelo. We had a great conversation about white fragility, white supremacy, and addressing these issues within Progressive spaces. Dr. DiAngelo has been a diversity trainer and works on deconstructing white privilege and addressing white fragility. She has a solid piece called "My Class Didn't Trump My Race: Using Oppression to Face Privilege" that's worth checking out! https://robindiangelo.com/2014site/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ClassTrumpRace.pdf I have included a few of her articles are included below but you should definitely look her up as she has a lot of work worth reading! White Fragility: Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/white-fragility-why-its-so-hard-to-talk-to-white-people-about-racism-twlm/ No, I Won't Stop Saying "White Supremacy" http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/no-i-wont-stop-saying-white-supremacy-20170630