[ hwahyt fruh-jil-i-tee, wahyt ]
/ ˈʰwaɪt frəˌdʒɪl ɪ ti, ˈwaɪt /
the tendency among members of the dominant white cultural group to have a defensive, wounded, angry, or dismissive response to evidence of racism.
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Origin of white fragility
Coined by Robin DiAngelo (born 1956), U.S. academic and author, in her article “White Fragility” (2011)
Words nearby white fragility
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