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Robin DiAngelo
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What does the author mean by white fragility? What is your reaction to it?

This prompt asks readers to consider the title and why the author chose a title that might be deliberately provocative.

How does the white belief in individuality function? How does it protect whites?

This question asks readers how whites' belief in meritocracy protects them from considering larger systemic forces that affect people of different races differently.

Is it possible to be totally objective in our society about race? Why or why not?

This question prompts readers to think about whether objectivity is possible in a totally racialized society and to consider the author's contention that such a position is impossible.

Is whiteness invisible in our society?

This question asks readers to grapple with the author's contention that whites make their race invisible so they don't have to deal with racial issues.

Is whiteness still the norm in our society? Why or why not?

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