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Dinner Party from Hell

Dinner Party from Hell

Is there a force in America more powerful than white guilt today? That is the question that springs to mind reading Regina Jackson and Saira Rao’s new book, White Women: What You Know About Your Racism and How To Make It Better. Jackson and Rao, who get invited and paid to ruin perfectly lovely dinner parties by lecturing attendees about their “complicity in upholding white supremacy,” have found the white guilt—the soft spot in the skull of earnest liberals—and just keep poking their thumbs into it.

Race2Dinner was founded by Jackson and Rao. The two women will host your eight-person dinner party for $5,000. They’ll also bring “Lisa Bond,” our Resident White Woman, along. They will make fun of your racism and charge you for it. They will share their own experiences with racism, which sometimes don’t sound like actual racism. But if you object or even if you agree, they will tell you that’s what white women do and you’re part of the problem. Both have many observations to make about “what white woman do.” For example, white women can be mean to one another. White women accuse black women, when they are accused of racist behavior, of being “angry or crazy.” Also, white women say…

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