SOLD OUT - Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism: A Conversation with Dr. Robin DiAngelo and Jack Hill

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Attend virtually at http://webcast.tufts-emc.org/Tufts_Live.html

Part of the "White Fragility in America Tour," this presentation will feature Dr. Robin DiAngelo in conversation with Jack Hill, and will include an in-depth discussion about how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively. Dr. DiAngelo and Mr. Hill will use Dr. DiAngelo's New York Times best-selling book, WHITE FRAGILITY: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, as a point of reference throughout.

Dr. Robin DiAngelo is an antiracist educator who received her PhD in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington in Seattle. She is currently an Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington and has taught courses in Multicultural Teaching, Inter-group Dialogue Facilitation, Cultural Diversity & Social Justice, and Anti-Racist Education.

Jack Hill brings to racial and social justice work the perspective of working as a classroom teacher, social commentator, educational leader, activist, facilitator, writer, and child advocate. He is an award-winning journalist and expert on race and education. His articles and essays on education, race, and religion have appeared in the Baltimore Sun, Black Issues Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, Urbanite Magazine, and The Afro-American Newspaper. He is the current Head of Middle School at Cambridge Friends School in Cambridge, MA, and holds degrees and certificates from Harvard, Johns Hopkins University, and Middlebury College.

This is an open and FREE event. Tickets are required. "Pre-sale" tickets for the Tufts community will be available on TuftsTickets.com beginning February 18. Tickets for the general public will be available beginning February 25.