Why Is It So Hard to Talk About Race and Racism in America?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Race Talk, Witches, Day of the Dead, NatGeo Traveler
Episode: Race Talk, Witches, Day of the Dead, NatGeo Traveler
- Oct 30, 2018 9:00 pm
- 24:38 mins
Guest: LaShawn Williams, LCSW, MPA, Professor of Social Work, Utah Valley University Last week there was an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Commission report which blamed systemic discrimination and white supremacist views for fomenting frustration that led young blacks around the country to riot in urban centers. Fifty years later, one in five Americans believes racism is not a problem in the United States – that’s according to a Pew Research survey released in the last two weeks.