Episode 62 – Robin DiAngelo – Author and Academic

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On this episode of The Hennessy Report podcast, Dave speaks with Robin DiAngelo, author of “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.”

Michael Eric Dyson wrote the forward to Robin’s latest book, stating it was a “vital, necessary, and beautiful book.”

Robin has been a tenured professor at Westfield State University, received her PhD in Multicultural Education from University of Washington where she is an associate professor today.

During the podcast, Robin recommends the following authors and thinkers, along with their works, that have influenced and inspired her on this subject:

Layla F. Saad – “Me and White Supremacy”
Charles W. Mills – “The Racial Contract”
Eddie Moore Jr – 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge
Reni Eddo-Lodge – “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race”
Carol Anderson – ex. “White Rage”
Michael Eric Dyson – “Tears We Cannot Stop”
Ijeoma Oluo – “So You Want to Talk About Race”
Resmaa Menakem- “My Grandmother’s Hands”

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