Kyle2U Episode #102: Racism Part 2
In the second episode of Kyle2U, Kyle McMahon and Brandon Reed continue their discussion on racism in the world today. They answer questions from live viewers and talk white privilege, redlining, BET and much more.
Racism, Part 2
Season 1, Episode 2
Release Date: January 25, 2015
Guest: Brandon Reed
Show ID: #102
YouTube Video: 24 minutes, 12 seconds
Podcast: 51 minutes, 34 seconds
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7 Actual Facts That Prove White Privilege Exists in America – If you’re white, you are less likely to be arrested, more likely to get into college and more likely to find adequate housing.
17 Deplorable Examples of White Privilege – A comical but thought provoking BuzzFeed piece on racism and white privilege.
Redlining – Still A Thing – Washington Post reports on a Wisconsin bank that recently settled with the Federal Government on redlining practices used to discriminate against black potential borrowers.
Resources & Further Reading:
Between The World & Me
Written as a series of letters to his teen son, Between The World & Me acts as a memoir of Coates as he remembers growing up in a rough neighborhood in Baltimore and his evolution of race and racism through historical events leading up to the present. Buy Between The World & Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates on Amazon now!
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Legal scholar Michelle Alexander examines race and racism in America in a time where Barack Obama is President and Oprah Winfrey is one of the most powerful people in the world. Her argument is simple: “We have no ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.” Buy The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness on Amazon now!
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