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  • Why should we address White fragility in the workplace?
  • Why should we address White fragility in the workplace?
    Retha Ferguson (2020) ©
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Dr. Robin DiAngelo on confronting White fragility in the workplace

Many workplaces are beginning to confront the societal structures that perpetuate systemic racism but it’s just the start of a long conversation. Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility, to understand why it’s important to have uncomfortable discussions about race.

Location North America / Northern Europe

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In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police, anti-racism protests have taken place across hundreds of cities within the US and in more than 50 cities around the world. [1] Decrying the centuries of injustice of and dehumanization of Black people, the 2020 Black Lives Matter movement has resulted in tangible progress, from the destruction of colonial symbols to policy changes in law enforcement.

Amid this global moment of reckoning, companies of every size and in every sector have made moves to proclaim their support for the ...

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