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The Sum of Us – What Racism Costs Everyone

Heather McGhee In Conversation With Hannah MacInnes

58 mins watch time

Posted June 2021

Politics, Economics & Global Affairs

What would make a society drain its public swimming baths and fill them with concrete rather than opening them to everyone? Political researcher Heather McGhee set out across America to learn why white voters so often act against their own interests. Heather shows us how America’s racism is everybody’s problem – and offer a timely invitation to solidarity among all humans, to piece together a new story of who we could be to one another.