What is Black?

Margaret Hagerman, Ph.D.-White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America

Episode Summary

In this episode, we’re joined by sociologist Dr. Margaret A. Hagerman. These past few weeks have made this conversation that was recorded a few weeks before the recent news reports of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and the experience of Christian Cooper just doing what he enjoys, watching birds in the park, more necessary. During our conversation, you’ll hear about Dr. Hagerman’s research on understanding the roles white parents actions have in reproducing racism and racial inequity.

Episode Notes

In this episode, we’re joined by sociologist Dr. Margaret A. Hagerman.  These past few weeks have made this conversation that was recorded a few weeks before the recent news reports of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and the experience of Christian Cooper just doing what he enjoys, watching birds in the park, more necessary.  During our conversation, you’ll hear about Dr. Hagerman’s research on understanding the roles white parents actions have in reproducing racism and racial inequity. 

For more information about Dr. Hagerman, check out the show notes for this episode at  https://www.whatisblack.co/podcast.

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