Robin DiAngelo: Think impact, Not Intention

48:31
 
Share
 

Manage episode 228299714 series 1492018
By Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers.

What does whiteness mean? If you're a white person, the occasions on which you've thought about it might be few. If you're a person of color, the time you spend reckoning with its meaning & consequences are likely far too many. Today's episode of Simplify is an invitation to grapple with what white means in the world, and how to have more generative, revelation-ready mindsets and conversations about racism as a system.

As a Racial Justice Educator, Robin DiAngelo exhorts white people to consider what their skin color means on a cultural, economic, political, and personal level. She's written White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Race as an educational tool for white people who want to be better allies, inspect their biases, and find their way out of a racist system that continues to do harm.

For more info, including links to everything discussed in the episode, check out this link: https://www.blinkist.com/magazine/posts/simplify-robin-diangelo-white-fragility

Try Blinkist for free for 14 days by going to https://www.blinkist.com/en/nc/friends/ and typing in the code fragile. Let us know what you thought of this episode, or just come say hi on Twitter! Find Caitlin at @caitlinschiller & Ben at @bsto.

That excellent music you heard is by Nico Guiang. You can find more of it on Soundcloud and Facebook.

47 episodes available. A new episode about every 14 days averaging 32 mins duration .