In this session we will read and discuss White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Written for an American audience but equally relevant to white people's relations with Indigenous People in Canada. '.....the incentive for white engagement in racial justice work is ultimately self-liberation'. This book is widely available.
Author Robin Diangelo is an academic and has been a consultant and trainer on issues of racial and social justice for more than twenty years.
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