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white privilege

Photo courtesy of Ijeoma Oluo/modified from original

An awkward conversation with her white mother about “good white people” inspired Ijeoma Oluo

Does racism persist today because of the bigotry of individuals or hate groups or are racist policies actually embedded in American law? What role have  local, state and federal governments played in promoting segregation and protecting white privilege? Joseph Pace and guests explore the topic of Institutional Racism and how government policies have promoted segregated neighborhoods, schools and communities, and in turn, restricted equal access to education and employment opportunities. 

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