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UMKC Social Justice Book & Lecture Series


Robin DiAngelo, author of New York Times bestseller White Fragility 

Tuesday, October 29 | 6 p.m.

Pierson Auditorium, Atterbury Student Success Center
5000 Holmes St. | Kansas City, MO 64110

UMKC Students: Free | UMKC Faculty and Staff: $7

Community: $10 | Door: $15 

Complimentary parking will be available on the fifth and sixth levels

of the Cherry Street Parking Garage.

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About The Author

Robin DiAngelo coined the term "White Fragility" in a 2011 academic article that influenced the national dialogue on race. Her book, White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism, was released in June 2018 and debuted on the New York Times bestseller list.


An Affiliate Associate Professor of Education at the University of Washington, DiAngelo educates audiences about social and racial issues as an academic, diversity trainer and consultant. 

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Register now for the Educate-Organize-Advocate conference!
UMKC Social Justice Week continues with our annual Educate-Organize-Advocate conference on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Join us for our interactive conference full of engaging workshops, panel discussions and a keynote from Robin DiAngelo. You’ll be provided with the tools necessary to become a civically engaged member of our unique urban community.

Sessions include: When You're the Only One in the Room; Don't Say the R Word: A Discussion of How Race Changes Everything; 5 Ways to Take Action on Climate Change; Moving Beyond the Myths to Reduce the Stigma Surrounding Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Citizens. View our conference schedule for more details. 

Attendance is free, but registration is required.

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