Soft Cover, 200 pages
Author: Frances E. Kendall
Frances Kendall is a
nationally known consultant who has focused for more than thirty years on
organizational change and communication, specializing in issues of diversity and
social justice. Because she believes that personal and organizational change is
possible, she is committed to facilitating the core changes necessary to create
work and learning environments that are hospitable to all people. She doesn't
skirt the deeper challenges inherent in helping organizations accomplish that
Racial privilege is hard
to see for those who were born with access to power and resources. Yet it is
very visible for those to whom it was not granted. In Understanding White
Privilege, the author has created an excellent text to help explore the
nature and implications of white privilege and how to become an ally for change.
The insights in this book are particularly helpful to those who want to work
effectively in multiracial settings.
Inviting readers to think
personally about how race -- theirs and others' -- frames experiences,
relationships, and the way we each see the world, Understanding White
Privilege focuses squarely on white privilege and its implications by
offering specific suggestions for what we each can do to bridge the racial
with Ourselves: The Importance of Doing Our Personal Work
It For Us? Why We Would Explore What It Means To Be White
It Mean To Be White?
Understanding White Privilege
Clarity: What Keeps White People From Being Able To See Our Whiteness and
Therefore, Our Privilege?
Now That (I Think) I understand white Privilege, What do I do?
about Race: What If They Call Me a Racist?
Becoming an Ally and Building Authentic Relationships Across Race:
The Challenge and Necessity of Making Race Our Issue
Privilege is written for individuals and those in organizations who grapple
with race every day, as well as for those who believe they don't need to. It is
written for those who have tried to build authentic professional relationships
across races but have felt unable to do so. It is written for those who believe
strongly in the struggle for racial justice and need additional information to
share with their friends and colleagues.