“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.
Penguin UK: An interview with Robin DiAngelo about White Fragility
ACE 2019: Let’s Talk About Race, In Conversation with Beverly Tatum and Lorelle Espinosa (start at approx. 14:30)
C-SPAN Book TV: Talk at Urban Grace Church, Tacoma, WA
Robin DiAngelo, an Agent of Change
Debunking The Most Common Myths White People Tell About Race | Think | NBC News
“It’s Not a Race” Australian Broadcasting Corp Podcast
Seattle Public Library Book Talk, Audio Only
C-SPAN2 BookTV: White Fragility
Zeit Campus: Most Whites Only See Explicit Racism (in German)
Transcript of Zeit Campus Interview in English (PDF)
The Brian Lehrer Show: Getting Past White Defensiveness
Minnesota Public Radio: Robin DiAngelo on Why It’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
White Fragility: Robin DiAngelo on White Liberals Protecting Racism
2017 Diversity Summit Session: “White Fragility and Its Impact on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts on Campus”
Interview Michigan Public Radio
Interview with Enrique Cerna, KCTS Channel 9
White Women’s Tears and The Men Who Love Them
Salon.com article: 11 ways white America avoids responsibility for racism
Good Men Project accessible article on White Fragility, April, 2015
Alternet interview on White Fragility, March 12, 2015
Simon Fraser University Centre for Law & Society interview, August, 2014
Michigan Public Radio Interview on White Fragility, March, 2015
Pecha Kucha Presentation, Black Lives Matter Event, January, 2015
Seattle Times Guest Editorial, August, 2014