Glorifying White Authors like DiAngelo Erases Decades of Black Writing on Whiteness

Photo courtesy: W.E.B Du Bois Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries

“I have spent most of my life … watching white people and outwitting them so that I might survive.” — James Baldwin, Nobody Knows My Name (1961)

Books on race and racism are dominating bestseller lists. Netflix has recently…