Join us for a presentation followed by Q&A with Dr. Robin DiAngelo about her latest New York Times Bestseller "Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm." In this session, Dr. DiAngelo will identify common white racial patterns and break down how well-intentioned white people unawarely perpetuate racial harm. She offers a series of reflection questions, an assessment tool, and a list of the skills and perspectives that can counter "nice racism".
Dr. DiAngelo is an Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington. In addition, she holds two Honorary Doctorates. She is a two-time winner of the Student’s Choice Award for Educator of the Year at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work. In 2011 she coined the term White Fragility in an academic article which has influenced the international dialogue on race. Her book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism was released in June of 2018 and debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List, where it remained for over three years and has been translated into 12 languages. Her follow-up book, released in June of 2021, is: Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm. Her work or interviews have been featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, CNN, MSNBC, CBS, NPR, PBS, and The BBC, among many other forums. In addition to her academic work, Dr. DiAngelo has been a consultant, educator and facilitator for over 20 years on issues of racial and social justice.