Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work For Racial Justice
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FEATURING PAUL KIVEL – The resurgence of virulent and overt racism and expressions of white supremacy in the US since Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign and into his tenure is one of the nation’s most serious problems. Anxiety in communities of color is high and incidents of hate crimes have dramatically risen.
Immigrants have been disappeared into detention facilities or across the border, African Americans continue to be criminalized for exercising their right to protest and Muslims are demonized. A small but vocal and very active largely white minority are thrilled that there is a President who reflects their sentiments of white supremacy and gives their racial resentment a voice.
What are white people opposed to the Trump phenomenon to do?
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Paul Kivel, social justice educator, activist, and writer, and the author of Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, which won the 1996 Gustavus Myers Award for best book on human rights. The book, which is even more relevant today, is just out in its 4th revised and updated edition.
**This interview was originally broadcast on October 16, 2017.