White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism 

 

“…This systemic and institutional control allows those of us who are white in North America to live in a social environment that protects and insulates us from race-based stress. We have organized society to reproduce and reinforce our racial interests and perspectives. Further, we are centered in all matters deemed normal, universal, benign, neutral and good. Thus, we move through a wholly racialized world with an unracialized identity (e.g. white people can represent all of humanity, people of color can only represent their racial selves). ”

Source: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism –

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