“White Fragility” Book Talk
Dr. DiAngelo reads from her book “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,” explains the phenomenon, and discusses how white people can do to develop their capacity to engage more constructively across race.
Deconstructing White Privilege
This 20 minute TEDx-style video is a great introduction to understanding key concepts in white racial socialization and why it’s often so hard for white people to talk about racism.
Expanding the Table for Racial Equity
In this 70 minute video, Dr. DiAngelo reviews several key concepts related to the meaning of whiteness, including: white racial socialization; dominant white narratives and how they function to protect racism; common white patterns; White Fragility and; what white people can do about racism.
Debunking the Most Common Myths White People Tell About Race
This short video for NBC Think briefly addresses common white myths about racism.
“Matter of Fact” Segment
This brief interview with ABC Australia illustrates that the dynamics discussed in White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism manifest internationally and have resonated with readers in a range of contexts.
Family Action Network
In June of 2020 FAN, the Family Action Network sponsored a virtual interview of Dr. DiAngelo by Dr. Marcus Campbell, who serves as the Assistant Superintendent/Principal at Evanston Township High school in Illinois. In this webinar, they talk about race, the response to the death of George Floyd, and why it is that white people are only now coming to consciousness.
Guardian UK “White Fragility” Video Explainer
As protests organised by the Black Lives Matter movement continue around the world, Dr. DiAngelo explains why white people should stop avoiding conversations about race because of their own discomfort, and how White Fragility plays a key role in upholding systemic racism.