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Sun, Aug 09


Feminist Book Club: White Fragility

Our book club brings folx together across difference to read, analyze, and critique Feminist text from an intersectional point of view. This means, we do not avoid race or racism and the unique ways it impacts womxn and specifically, Black womxn.

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Feminist Book Club: White Fragility
Feminist Book Club: White Fragility

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Aug 09, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

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Cafe con Libros is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Feminist Book Club: White Fragility

Time: Aug 9, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’ (Claudia Rankine). Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue. In this in-depth exploration, DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively.

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