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White Fragility Episode 5

Book Interrupted
White Fragility Episode 5

Fan Squiggy and the six women continue the discussion on ideas from “White Fragility” by Robin Diangelo, concluding with their final book reports. How can they learn to speak up, fight against white solidarity, and just keep stumbling forward? Would they recommend this book to other readers?

Discussion Points:

  • Activism and the POCnic in Prince Edward County, Ontario
  • Racist words behind closed doors 
  • White Solidarity/“white silence is violence”/learning to speak up
  • Tone policing and white fragility

Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo


Teacher goes on racist rant, not realizing Zoom was on, mother of Black child says

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla Saad

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg 

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