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    Seattle offers classes on 'white fragility,' to explain roots of guilt

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/08/17...ots-guilt.html

    we have some new white built shit!

    Seattle offers classes on 'white fragility,' to explain roots of guilt

    Can anything be done about race motivated hatred in America?

    A city-run cultural program in Seattle is offering residents classes on "white fragility" to white folks understand why they can't seem to handle matters involving race, and tickets have sold out.


    Lecturer Robin DiAngelo, who coined the term, is teaching the taxpayer-funded class for the city Officeof Arts and Culture. She defines white fragility as "a state in which even a minimum amount of racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves."

    Critics say it is just the latest attempt at spreading white guilt, following in the footsteps of concepts such as "white privilege."

    "By the way, DiAngelo is white," noted Todd Herman, of MyNorthwest.com. "But she doesn’t have any bias or fragility. And we’re going to pay her a bunch of money to teach a class on white fragility!"

    The Office of Arts and Culture, which has a budget of $8.3 million, is holding two 4-hour classes, Aug. 17 and Sept. 7. Tickets are $60 and both lectures are sold out. Erika Lindsay, a city spokesperson, says staffers have been working on the event, but she could not pinpoint how much taxpayers are shelling out for the program.

    “A primary role of our office is to provide programs and resources to help the arts and culture sector flourish and many arts and cultural organizations see the ability to become more inclusive as a major step towards their ability to thrive,” she said.

    DiAngelo, who is white, has made a career out of studying whiteness. She earned her doctorate in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington in 2004. Ten years later she became a tenured professor in whiteness studies at Westfield State University. Now she is back in Seattle working as a lecturer at the University of Washington. She’s also director of equity for Sound Generations, Seattle/King County and was recently appointed to co-design Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Anti-Racism Training program.

    Seattle is not alone in spending tax dollars on educating white people about their purported fragility. Portland Community College held a series of lectures in April under the heading: "Whiteness History Month Project."

    Melinda Bullen, Diversity Rresource Center coordinator at Mt. Hood Community College, lectured on "white fragility." Bullen, who is white, told attendees, “because of their position of privilege and accustomed racial comfort, whites will often display racial arrogance by denying, debating, trivializing racism or critical thought regarding racial conflict.”

    Bullen also says white people need to be much harder on themselves. “Seeing yourself as well-meaning," she said, “removes responsibility for your actions…good intentions are one of the great hindrances to honest conversations about race.”


    "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    How about a class in remedial math?
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      #3
      Where's my safe space!?
      SHADAP VARMINT!

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        #4
        Here are the valedictorians of the class

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          #5
          Originally posted by Aquabach View Post
          [url]http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/08/17/seattle-offers-classes-on-white-fragility-to-explain-roots-guilt.html[/url.


          Lecturer Robin DiAngelo, who coined the term, is teaching the taxpayer-funded class for the city Office of Arts and Culture. She defines white fragility as "a state in which even a minimum amount of racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves."




          Why does this make me think of that famous saying "a little adversity"...

          Anyhow, she;s so right. she had me at hello...after all I think fragile whitey gets way too stressed out and sensitive about minor racial stresses like blocking freeways, setting cop cars on fire, rioting, looting, targeting cops, the knock out game, burning businesses and homes. Just give them their space to destroy a little for crying out loud already!

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            #6
            Another Liberal Fucktard image.jpeg

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              #7
              "Tax-payer funded class" - Says it all.
              I am not armed out of fear of who's in front of me.
              I am armed out of love of those behind me.

              Anyone who says money doesn't matter to them is either a FOOL or a LIAR or BOTH!

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                #8
                Originally posted by crashguy View Post
                Here are the valedictorians of the class
                If anyone is feeling guilty for being born white and "privileged" I volunteer to beat them................repeatedly..................wi th a baseball bat.................on their heads. Free of charge.
                Just Another Reason For Me To Retire in Tennessee.

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by ChiefSailer View Post

                  If anyone is feeling guilty for being born white and "privileged" I volunteer to beat them................repeatedly..................wi th a baseball bat.................on their heads. Free of charge.
                  Oh goodneth! You are tho harsh! I have other, sexthy platheth for the bat!
                  SHADAP VARMINT!

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                    #10
                    I like being White...Sunburns a drag, but for the most part, Whites been good to me..

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                      #11
                      a tenured professor in whiteness studies ,,,, well she found her niche and good for her wonder if she was of another race she would have been able to find that niche , going to go check my privlage now to make sure its not to fragile

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by gripper 2.0 View Post
                        a tenured professor in whiteness studies ,,,, well she found her niche and good for her wonder if she was of another race she would have been able to find that niche , going to go check my privlage now to make sure its not to fragile
                        WTF is whiteness studies?
                        Must be doctoral course in libtard
                        "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." Martin Luther King, Jr.

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                          Just Another Reason For Me To Retire in Tennessee.

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                            #14
                            Can we get a sponsor for a class in "White fragility and the practical aspects of armed self-defense"?
                            "Gun Control is a job-safety program for criminals" --- John Lott
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                              #15
                              I have always felt too white and I'm feeling fragile about that...what to do, what to do...ya gotta live the blues to play the Blues.
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