In Defense of Robin DiAngelo Amidst the Coca Cola DEI Controversy

I myself was recently criticizing Robin DiAngelo because her work talks past Black people to fellow white people. In the wake of George Floyd’s brutal murder, there were a lot of people who were buying her book White Fragility and reading that instead of books by people of color. This concerned me, and so IContinue reading “In Defense of Robin DiAngelo Amidst the Coca Cola DEI Controversy”

Are All White People White Supremacists?

Caucusing is necessary, but it has been called White supremacist. For those of you who don’t know, “caucusing” is basically what happens when an organization divides people into groups based on race, gender, sexual orientation, etc. to discuss their identity/identities in “like-groups.” These can also be referred to as affinity groups. The theory is thatContinue reading “Are All White People White Supremacists?”

Jaded Disembodiment: The Shadow Side of the Book White Fragility

I think that the book White Fragility (2018), written by Robin DiAngelo, is fabulous, but I am a little alarmed that people are reading it now as their introduction into this antiracist movement. The way we have discussions around topics of race and culture changes by the week, if not by the day, and theContinue reading “Jaded Disembodiment: The Shadow Side of the Book White Fragility”