“Racism is a white problem. It was constructed and created by white people and the ultimate responsibility lies with white people. For too long we’ve looked at it as if it were someone else’s problem, as if it was created in a vacuum.” - Dr. Robin DiAngelo
‘Racism is a system rather than just a slur; it is designed to benefit & privilege whiteness by every economic & social measure. Racism is a white problem. It was constructed & created by white people & the ultimate responsibility lies with white people’
Academic Robin DiAngelo: 'We have to stop thinking about racism as someone who says the N-word'
I can recommend White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo to explore this more
“This means understanding that racism is a system rather than just a slur; it is prejudice plus power.”
Academic Robin DiAngelo: 'We have to stop thinking about racism as someone who says the N-word'
White Fragility by Robin Di Angelo (and I’ve just found her book on white racial literacy which may also be worth a look - note also that this concept needs critical engagement!)
Academic Robin DiAngelo: 'We have to stop thinking about racism as someone who says the N-word' || Her video - Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story is a must watch for everyone saying they’re interested in this subject