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Criticisms of white-on-white educators

White-on-white educators, such as Tim White, Robin DiAngelo, Peggy McIntosh, etc. definitely can do a lot of good. But as people who are white, they're ultimately speaking about a subject that they have no personal experience with, and are passing on information second-hand, so they're always going to have blind spots.

Also, it's a little ironic that a white person raises themselves up as an authority on racism. Shouldn't they be redirecting others to POC content creators who can speak on anti-racism efforts with more authority? (certainly white educators can speak to how their personal anti-racism journeys have gone, but they seem to be going much further than that)

criticisms of Robin DiAngelo

criticisms of Tim Wise

criticisms of Peggy McIntosh

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