White Fragility

Enjoy reading:

An interview with Robin DiAngelo, professor of multicutural education at Westfield State University and author of What Does it Mean to Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy, by Sam Adler-Bell @SamAdlerBell on AlterNet:

http://www.alternet.org/culture/why-white-people-freak-out-when-theyre-called-out-about-race

Find DiAngelos paper “White Fragility” on
http://libjournal.uncg.edu/index.php/ijcp/article/view/249

Related:
Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants? by Mawuna Remarque Koutonin @guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/mar/13/white-people-expats-immigrants-migration

See also #whitefragility.
Btw, there is definitely also something like Male Fragility, when it comes to discussing gender issues and bringing up issues where women are disadvantaged…

Another beautiful article by Robin DiAngelo: http://www.salon.com/2015/04/10/white_americas_racial_illiteracy_why_our_national_conversation_is_poisoned_from_the_start_partner/

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