The Costs of Racism to White People

Reprinted from Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice.

Copyright 2002 by Paul Kivel

There are many ways that racism affects our interpersonal relationships. We may have lost relationships with friends, family members, and co-workers to disagreements, fights, and tension over racism. At the same time we may have lost relationships with people of color because the tensions of racism make those relationships difficult to sustain.

http://www.paulkivel.com/issues/racial-justice/item/94-the-costs-of-racism-to-white-people

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