White Fragility Episode 5

Episode 5 June 07, 2021 00:45:41
White Fragility Episode 5
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White Fragility Episode 5
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Show Notes

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?

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Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

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

@the_brown_squiggy

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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