Showing Up For Racial Justice: “White Fragility” Discussion Resumes

Monday, July 20

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In February & March 2020 the Dobbs Ferry Library and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Westchester co-sponsored a three-part conversation series on White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.  We were delighted to see so many folks turn up for our first two conversations – and then quarantine happened.

Next Monday, July 20 from 6:30PM – 8:00 PM the DF Library and SURJ Westchester will cohost on Zoom, Session 3: Where Do We Go from Here?

We’ll take a look at the dilemmas of white people educating other white people on racism, the impact of white women’s tears, intersectionality between gender and race. Let’s figure out what it takes to move white people to action for the long haul.  Let’s find new ways to transform our understanding of racism.  Let’s understand why it’s so important as Robin DiAngelo says “to keep racism on the table.”

A lot has happened since our last conversation back in early March. Reflecting on our personal experiences, let’s examine white fragility together and challenge ourselves to disrupt racism.  Everyone is welcome.  Whether you are new to the conversation or have been on your own anti-racist journey – please join us.

For a link to the Zoom meeting, please email dobref@wlsmail.org