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White Fragility: Book Discussion Series

Robin DiAngelo's White Fragility - Spring 2019 Library Book Discussion, sponsored by ISU Library

 WHITE FRAGILITY 

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Readings & Discussion Questions

WEEK 1

TOPIC: Talking about Race & Racism

Topic Leader: Susan Vega García

Meeting:  Thurs., June 6, 1:00-2:00, Rm 304

Please read the following & be prepared to discuss at our meeting:

  • "Author's Note: Identity Politics" and "Introduction: We Can't Get There from Here" -- pages xiii-5

  • Chapter 1: The Challenges of Talking to White People about Racism -- pages 7-14

  • Chapter 2: Racism & White Supremacy -- ​pages 15-38

  • Chapter 3: Racism after the Civil Rights Movement -- pages 39-50

You can always read more of the book at any time, but these are the Chapters we will focus on in our discussions for today.