Important People in White Fragility

Robin DiAngelo
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Robin DiAngelo

DiAngelo, a white woman, is the author of the book. Her story and perspectives are part of the book, as she chronicles her own journey in anti-racism work. She also admits to her own failings and biases, and in the last chapter, she recounts a story about her own insensitivity and blindness towards a colleague who was a woman of color. By acknowledging her own biases, she lets the reader know that no person is without blind spots and without the need for reflection and education about race in our society.

The author also writes about how upbringing as a lower-income white person allowed her to live in a neighborhood in which she interacted with more people of color than more middle-class white people. However, she writes that lower-income whites learn that to succeed is to move out of their neighborhoods to whiter neighborhoods.

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