Sunday, August 08, 2021

Robin DiAngelo's sequel "Nice Racism", well it sounds rather gratuitous

 

Selma, AL, 2014-5

 A sequel to “White Fragility”, Robin DiAngelo offers “Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetual Racial Harm”, from Beacon Press, 220 pages.

One of the most common ways is deliberately bringing up other people’s (or one’s own parents”) racism gratuitously. 

She also criticizes white people remaining "comfortable" in a racist culture. 

I can recall conversations with black co-workers in the 1990s, where one of them brought up the fact that I was not aware of the fact that I could pass as a gay man because I was white.  I thought it was rather excessive to say that.  Here is a particularly grotesque quote from her new book, Twitter

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