Summary of White Fragility by Robin J. DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson: Why Its So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Racism. This is a word that elicits several feelings, thoughts, and opinions in each person that hears it. What does it elicit for you? If you are a White person, have you ever had experiences with racism? Have you wondered what you can do to help others who are experiencing it?If you know someone who has experienced racism, you likely wondered if there was anything you could have done to prevent it. Maybe you wondered how you could have handled the situation better, or differently. If this sounds like something you have experienced, this book will be just the resource you need.In this book, you will learn the following;• A comprehensive glossary of terms that you need to know pertaining to racism and racial identity• What is identity?• What is an implicit bias?• Bias Incidents Vs. Hate Crimes• What is a bias incident and what is a hate crime, including how to distinguish the two• The pyramid of hate• Micro-Aggressions- what they are and examples of them• How to respond to microaggressions and Microinvalidation• Environmental Racism• Environmental Justice• How social justice and environmental justice come together• What is Allyship and How to be an Ally• The difference between a real ally and a false one• Myths about Allyship• What is a bystander• Do’s and Don’ts of responding to racism• A resource list of books, films, and podcasts that will help you continue to educate yourself about racismIf you are interested in helping those around you who are not in a position of privilege simply because of their skin color, this book is for you. Unfortunately, racism is very prevalent in many different ways to this day, all over the world. People of color are dealing with racism and microaggressions every single day, and they need the help of people who are more privileged who can use their privilege and their voice in the fight for equity.The first step to working towards a more equitable future is education. By reading this description, you are already beginning to educate yourself. Choose this book, and you will be able to educate yourself even further. These pages are chock full of information that will help you to become the best ally you can. After reading this book, your journey is not over. Share this book with friends, family, coworkers, and anyone else you can. Educate other people using the education that you have given yourself. The more people that are informing themselves about these issues, the more action that will be taken towards finding equity.Instead of calling yourself an ally but not taking action, take the first action step that you can and read this book! Begin to take action and call yourself a real ally. Take steps toward change, and you can feel great about the impact you are making in this very important movement. Don’t hesitate any longer; make a change today, and you will forever thank yourself for doing so. Share this book with friends and family so they can join you on your journey.Disclaimer: This is a summary and not the original book.

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Book Title: Summary of White Fragility by Robin J. DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson: Why Its So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

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