Black Columbia University professor savages “White Fragility” which “aims to combat racism but talks down to Black people” and teaches us “how to be racist in a whole new way”

THE ATLANTIC
The Dehumanizing Condescension of White Fragility
by Professor John McWhorter
July 15, 2020

I must admit that I had not gotten around to actually reading Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility until recently. But it was time to jump in. DiAngelo is an education professor and—most prominently today—a diversity consultant who argues that whites in America must face the racist bias implanted in them by a racist society…I have learned that one of America’s favorite advice books of the moment is actually a racist tract. Despite the sincere intentions of its author, the book diminishes Black people in the name of dignifying us. This is unintentional, of course, like the racism DiAngelo sees in all whites. Still, the book is pernicious because of the authority that its author has been granted over the way innocent readers think. READ MORE

UNHERD Stop pretending the BLM protests were peaceful A standard retort one often hears is that “the riots” must not be conflated with “the protests,” which is technically accurate in certain contexts. But the distinction is not as obvious as the media like to make out. In many locations, police and fire services were diverted to accommodate these massive protests, which in turn created a vacuum that enabled the outbreak of riotous activity…the resulting destruction may have set their majority-minority neighborhoods back economically for months or years, if not longer

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