“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

Teaching While White Podcast

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”

Queerology Podcast

Interview Michigan Public Radio

Interview with Enrique Cerna, KCTS Channel 9

Transcript of KCTS Interview

Radio Interview KBCS

White Women’s Tears and The Men Who Love Them 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

City of Seattle Book Talk

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