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EP 83: White Fragility with Dr. Robin DiAngelo

In The Margins

In this episode, Ralph Newell is joined by Dr. Robin DiAngelo, affiliate associate professor of education at the University of Washington and author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism, which was released in June 2018 and debuted on The New York Times Bestsellers List, where it remained for over three years. Tune in as Dr. Robin DiAngelo discusses what “white fragility” is and why, while society’s racial inequality is not the fault of white people individually, it is the individual’s responsibility to help address it. KEY POINTS: - Dr. Robin DiAngelo’s path to racial and social justice education - Being white and poor versus being black and poor - Is white the default? - Why racial illiteracy is not benign, neutral, or innocent - What is white fragility? - Does everyone have racist tendencies or bias? QUOTABLES: “When people say that learning about enslavement causes white children to feel guilt, why do you assume the white child can only identify with the slaveholder?” “A hallmark of white homes is that we certainly are not educated on our racial history. We know that and the efforts that are at play today will make it literally illegal for us to be educated on our racial history.” “The ultimate goal is that we come together across these divides. But white people are not in great shape to do that. We are racially illiterate. Most of us can't even answer the question, what does it mean to be white. Then you throw us in a room together and say, ‘let's talk about race and racism,’ and a lot of damage gets done.” GUEST RESOURCES: Learn more about Dr. Robin DiAngelo: robindiangelo.com PRODUCTS / RESOURCES: Watch this video and others on our YouTube channel: youtube.com/user/Diversediversedivers Visit the Diverse: Issues In Higher Education website: diverseeducation.com Or follow us on social media: Twitter: twitter.com/diverseissues Instagram: instagram.com/diverseissuesinhighereducation Facebook: facebook.com/DiverseIssuesInHigherEducation/ Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/diverse-issues-in-higher-education Transcription services are available upon request. Please drop us a line here. In The Margins is produced by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education and edited by Instapodcasts (visit at instapodcasts.com)

50mins

14 Jul 2022

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White Fragility | Robin DiAngelo | An Honest Book Review

Finneran's Wake

A candid book review of Robin DiAngelo's best-selling work, "White Fragility". Disclaimer: I am a white person. Worse still--a white man! And I'm not infrequently fragile. And yet, despite that, I'll review this hugely influential book critically and fairly. You'll hear DiAngelo's most salient points, and how they might be examined. If there's a book of which you'd like me to compose a review, email me at finneranswake@gmail.com.

14mins

4 Jun 2022

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Robin DiAngelo on "Tavis Smiley"

Tavis Smiley

Dr. Robin DiAngelo - Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington and Author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller “White Fragility,” where she explores how a culture of niceness inadvertently promotes racism. She joins Tavis to explore her latest book “Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm” which builds on the groundwork laid in White Fragility and explores how a culture of niceness inadvertently promotes racism (Hour 1)

43mins

1 Jun 2022

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Robin DiAngelo: Nice Racism

Next Economy Now: For the Benefit of All Life

Today, we are joined by Dr. Robin DiAngelo, an Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington, who has numerous publications and books to her name, all centered around social and racial justice. By coining the term “white fragility” in an academic article in 2011, she has widely influenced the global dialogue on race. Her book, White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, debuted on the New York Times bestseller list and remained there for three years! Our conversation today focuses on the themes she presents in her most recent book, Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm. For the show notes, visit: https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/robin-diangelo-2Subscribe to Next Economy Now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Google Podcasts, YouTube, or wherever you find podcasts.---LIFT Economy NewsletterJoin 7500+ subscribers and get our free 60 point business design checklist—plus monthly tips, advice, and resources to help you build the Next Economy: https://lifteconomy.com/newsletter---Next Economy MBAThis episode is brought to you by the Next Economy MBA.What would a business education look like if it was completely redesigned for the benefit of all life? This is why the team at LIFT Economy created the Next Economy MBA (https://lifteconomy.com/mba).The Next Economy MBA is a nine month online course for folks who want to learn key business fundamentals (e.g., vision, culture, strategy, and operations) from an equitable, inclusive, and regenerative perspective.Join the growing network of 350+ alumni who have been exposed to new solutions, learned essential business skills, and joined a lifelong peer group that is catalyzing a global shift towards an economy that works for all life.Learn more at https://lifteconomy.com/mba.---Show Notes + Other LinksFor detailed show notes and interviews with past guests, please visit https://lifteconomy.com/podcastIf you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts by visiting:  https://bit.ly/nexteconomynowTwitter: https://twitter.com/LIFTEconomyInstagram: https://instagram.com/lifteconomy/Facebook: https://facebook.com/LIFTEconomy/YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/LifteconomyMusic by Chris Zabriskie: https://chriszabriskie.com/

48mins

26 Apr 2022

Most Popular

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“Nice Racism” and the Truth about Critical Race Theory with Dr. Robin DiAngelo

Uncommon Ground with Van Jones

“This is a terrifying moment in our country – it's literally illegal to teach that racism exists. But most white people live segregated lives. And I think the most powerful message of white supremacy is that I could live, love, work, play, die in racial segregation with no sense whatsoever that anything of value has been lost.” There’s been a lot of discussion recently about white fragility, critical race theory (CRT), systemic racism, and more – but what does any of this actually mean? And how can we talk about these things in ways that don't further backlash against progress, or leave white folks feeling an unhelpful amount of guilt? How did we go from the racial awakening of 2020 to the anti-CRT backlash of 2022?Van Jones sits down with Dr. Robin DiAngelo, bestselling author of White Fragility and Nice Racism, to discuss the history of racism in America, how we got to where we are today, and how we can approach these difficult but necessary conversations – so we can forge a better future. New episodes of Uncommon Ground with Van Jones release weekly, every Wednesday.Have a story about bringing up issues of race with others, or something you’ve done to reach out to someone who sees things differently than you do? Call 347-770-2785 and leave Van a voicemail. Your message will be recorded, and may be played on a future episode of Uncommon Ground!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

44mins

16 Mar 2022

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AWW22 Nice Racism - Robin DiAngelo

Adelaide Writers' Week

Chaired by Paul Barclay. The title of Robin DiAngelo’s last international bestseller entered the lexicon: White Fragility, describing the defensive response from White people when called out for things they have said or done that have caused unintended racial hurt or offence. In Nice Racism, Robin draws on her background as a sociologist and an educator to explain how well-intentioned White progressives can cause racial harm, whether by romanticising People of Colour or expecting them to educate. An important if uncomfortable discussion on how to be a true ally.

1hr 3mins

8 Mar 2022

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HMCH19: Robin DiAngelo’s “Nice Racism”; Hollywood’s “Magical Negroes”; Amanda Lucia's Whiteness Festival Studies; Canada’s Indigenous Reform Schools; Kent, WA’s Nazi Cop; Sidney Poitier; Desmond Tutu; Black Belt Eagle Scout

Henry Mark’s Comedy Hour

In this episode, we examine Robin DiAngelo's antiracism efforts and religious scholar Amanda Lucia's studies on outdoor festivals' overwhelming whiteness. Plus, we examine Canada’s Indigenous reform school settlement program and rip three men: two Andrews: a Cuomo, a former prince and Kent, WA.'s Nazi assistant police chief Derek Kammerzell. Also, we pay tribute to Sidney Poitier, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Ahmaud Arbery and Black Belt Eagle Scout's Katherine Paul. And, I'm on Facebook. Just go to Facebook.com and look for me there. Also, you can email me at henrygmark@gmail.com. Your comments are welcome!Content Warning (CW): This podcast is intended for listeners 18 or older. It talks about racial violence, civil rights struggles, injustice, antiracism and violence toward women using strong language and is uncensored. If this is upsetting or triggering for you, please stop, scroll ahead in the episode, or avoid listening to the episode entirely. Thank you.

50mins

20 Jan 2022

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Robin DiAngelo: White Fragility (Rebroadcast)

Next Economy Now: For the Benefit of All Life

For the next few weeks of the New Year, we will be reposting some of our most popular episodes of all time from the Next Economy Now podcast. This is from our January 2019 interview with Dr. Robin DiAngelo.Dr. Robin DiAngelo is the author of White Fragility:  Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, a #1 New York Times bestseller. Robin received her PhD in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2004. She earned tenure at Westfield State University in Massachusetts. Currently she is Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. For the show notes, visit: https://www.lifteconomy.com/blog/robin-diangeloSubscribe to Next Economy Now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Google Podcasts, YouTube, or wherever you find podcasts.---LIFT Economy NewsletterJoin 7000+ subscribers and get our free 60 point business design checklist—plus monthly tips, advice, and resources to help you build the Next Economy: https://lifteconomy.com/newsletter---Next Economy MBAThis episode is brought to you by the Next Economy MBA.What would a business education look like if it was completely redesigned for the benefit of all life? This is why the team at LIFT Economy created the Next Economy MBA (https://lifteconomy.com/mba).The Next Economy MBA is a nine month online course for folks who want to learn key business fundamentals (e.g., vision, culture, strategy, and operations) from an equitable, inclusive, and regenerative perspective.Join the growing network of 250+ alumni who have been exposed to new solutions, learned essential business skills, and joined a lifelong peer group that is catalyzing a global shift towards an economy that works for all life.Learn more at https://lifteconomy.com/mba.---Show Notes + Other LinksFor detailed show notes and interviews with past guests, please visit https://lifteconomy.com/podcastIf you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts by visiting:  https://bit.ly/nexteconomynowTwitter: https://twitter.com/LIFTEconomyInstagram: https://instagram.com/lifteconomy/Facebook: https://facebook.com/LIFTEconomy/YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/LifteconomyMusic by Chris Zabriskie: https://chriszabriskie.com/

59mins

18 Jan 2022

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Robin DiAngelo || Nice Racism

Time To Talk

Robin DiAngelo, Ph.D. is an academic, lecturer, and author working in the fields of critical discourse analysis. She is the affiliate professor of education at the University of Washington, and we speak about her new book: Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm.In this episode we talk about: Defining niceness Wokeness Cancel culture Why Is It Okay To Generalise About White People? White people can still be racist even if they have a level of oppression The role and impact of white women in ‘nice’ racism Go deeper:• Subscribe to the Heart To Heart Letters• Submit your questions to Anxiety Letters• Join the Time To Talk Book Club.• Join Masteri Academy to join a group of committed readers and self-healers.• Follow me on Instagram and VERO.Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe.Credits:Website: alexholmes.coExecutive Produced: Alex Holmes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56mins

20 Oct 2021

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Dr. Robin DiAngelo Discusses 'White Fragility'

The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and Library Events

Antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo first coined the term “white fragility” in 2011, and since then it’s been invoked by critics from Samantha Bee to Charles Blow. As DiAngelo explains,"White people in North America live in a society that is deeply separate and unequal by race, and white people are the beneficiaries of that separation and inequality. As a result, white people within this society are protected and insulated from racial stress, while simultaneously feeling entitled to our advantage. Given how rare it is for white people to experience racial discomfort in a society we dominate, we haven’t had to build our racial stamina. Socialized into a deeply internalized and often unconscious sense of superiority, we become highly fragile in conversations about race. We experience a challenge to our racial worldviews as a challenge to our very identities as good, moral people. Thus, we perceive any attempt to connect us to the system of racism as a very unsettling and unfair moral offense. Even a minimal amount of racial stress is intolerable - the mere suggestion that being white has meaning often triggers a range of defensive responses. These responses include emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt and behaviors such as argumentation, silence, and withdrawal. The goal of these responses is to reinstate white equilibrium, repel the challenge, return our racial comfort, and maintain our dominance within the racial hierarchy. I conceptualize this process as white fragility. Though white fragility is triggered by discomfort and anxiety, it is born of superiority and entitlement. It is not weakness per se - in fact, it is a powerful means of white racial control and the protection of white advantage." In this book, DiAngelo draws on examples from her work and scholarship, as well as from the culture at large, to address these fundamental questions: How does white fragility develop? What does it look like? How is it triggered? How does it function? How can white people develop their capacity to engage more constructively across race?

1hr 11mins

10 Sep 2021

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