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  • Published: 3 May 2022
  • ISBN: 9781761044007
  • Imprint: Vintage Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $34.99

How to Lose Friends and Influence White People




A guide through the balancing act of activist, advocate and ally, always remembering that just because others are learning you don't need to be the teacher, from media expert, the dynamic and sharp co-founder of Media Diversity Australia, Antoinette Lattouf.

A powerful and personal guide to the balancing act of being an advocate and ally, irrespective of the audience you're trying to influence. Whether it's challenging a racist relative at a family function or examining the institutional barriers people of colour face in the workplace, award-winning journalist and dynamic leader Antoinette Lattouf helps you navigate this often harsh terrain.

Poignant, inspiring and funny, How to Lose Friends and Influence White People explores how to be effective when championing change and racial equality, containing searing insights into the popularity contests you’ll forgo, plus some tips to help determine which races are worth running. Unlike Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People, it won’t advise you not to 'criticise, condemn or complain' but instead explores the fallout when you do just that. Most importantly, it helps you navigate that fall.
With wit and warmth, drawing on her own experiences and some very public missteps others have taken, Antoinette shows us that a world of allies and advocates will be a better place for all of us – with a critical reminder that you don't always need to be the teacher, just because others are learning.

  • Published: 3 May 2022
  • ISBN: 9781761044007
  • Imprint: Vintage Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $34.99

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