White Fragility Episode 6

Episode 6 June 14, 2021 00:47:19
White Fragility Episode 6
Book Interrupted
White Fragility Episode 6
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Show Notes

The six women discuss feedback and the public versus private comments they received from Book Interrupted Series 4, Episodes 1 through 5, on “White Fragility” by Robin Diangelo.

 

 

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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

Beastie Boys Story

Real Things White People Have Said to Me - Lilly Singh

Good Hair 

Down the Rabbit Hole

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