The Sugarcoated Language of White Fragility
Anna Kegler, a feminist writer, writes, “For a while now, I’ve been thinking about how terms like “white privilege,” “inclusion,” and “unconscious bias” all sound just…too nice. Don’t they seem a little on the pleasant side for words used to address a system of racist oppression?
Something’s definitely up. …The deliberate distortion of words is called double speak and we actually see it frequently in real-life politics. Words are powerful. Read more here.