The New Yorker Radio Hour
The New Yorker Radio Hour
WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
Getting White People to Talk About Racism
30 minutes Posted Jun 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm.
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George Floyd’s killing has prompted a national outcry and a wide reassessment of the ways in which racist systems are intrinsic to America. The anti-racism trainer Suzanne Plihcik argues that racism occurs even in the absence of people who seem like racists: “We are set up for it to happen,” she tells Dorothy Wickenden, and changing those systems will require sustained white action. Plus, the political reporter Eric Lach follows a congressional Democratic primary race to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has changed modern campaigning.