Session: Hard Truths: Racism and Allyship
11 a.m. Thursday, May 6
Advancing racial equity and combating racism requires us to look inside ourselves at our own complicity. Robin DiAngelo authored the book White Fragility, which proposes ways white people must engage on this issue. The book has been praised by many and challenged by some. In a live podcast taping of Slate’s A Word... With Jason Johnson, they’ll discuss her theory on the complicated role non-white should play in this work.
About Jason Johnson
Jason Johnson is a political contributor at MSNBC, host of Slate's A Word...With Jason Johnson, politics writer at theGrio.com, professor of politics and journalism at Morgan State University, and author of the book Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell.
About Crosscut Festival 2021
Join journalists, politicians, authors, creators and newsmakers from our community and around the nation May 3-8, 2021 as we come together to take a hard look at the people, policy and events that shape our lives.
Once you RSVP or purchase tickets, we’ll email you all the information you’ll need to attend the festival.
Submit a question for Dr. Johnson to ask Robin DiAngelo!
Your submitted questions could help shape our conversations in May. We’ll accept questions until mid-April, then pass along popular and thought-provoking topics for moderators to potentially include in their scripts.