White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism | Book Summary
Have you ever wondered why the issue of racism has remained a problem for several decades in the United States despite perceived efforts individually and collectively to stop racism?
In what ways have our culture taught us racism and white superiority in spite of the belief held by most whites that we're not racists and at the same time making obvious racist comments or actions?
It’s all about white fragility!
In the book “White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism”, Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’. Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially. According to Robin, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence.
This book contains a comprehensive, well detailed summary and key takeaways of the original book by Robin DiAngelo It summarizes the book in detail, to help people effectively understand, articulate and imbibe the original work by Robin. This book is not meant to replace the original book but to serve as a companion to it.
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Executive Summary of the original bookKey Points of each chapter andBrief chapter-by-chapter summaries
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