The title of Robin DiAngelo’s last international bestseller entered the lexicon: WhiteFragility, describing the defensive response from White people when called out for things they have said or done that have caused unintended racial hurt or offence. In NiceRacism, Robin draws on her background as a sociologist and an educator to explain how well-intentioned White progressives can cause racial harm, whether by romanticising People of Colour or expecting them to educate. An important if uncomfortable discussion on how to be a true ally.
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Robin DiAngelo is an American academic, lecturer, and author working in the fields of critical discourse analysis and whiteness studies. She is known for her work pertaining to white fragility, a term which she coined in 2011, and which became the title for her 2018 bestselling book. Her follow-up book is Nice Racism.
Paul Barclay is a Walkley Award-winning journalist and broadcaster with an appetite for ideas and in-depth analysis and discussion. Paul has produced countless stories over more than twenty years for an array of programs on most ABC radio networks.