The Diane Rehm Show: The Personal, Social and Economic Costs of Racism
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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was caught on tape making racist remarks about African-Americans. Reaction from the NBA, players, advertisers and fans has been swift; we discuss the personal, social and economic costs of racism.
President, the Bernard Center for Women, Politics and Public Policy; author of “Moving America Toward Justice, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1963-2013.”
National sports columnist, USA Today and on-air sports contributor, ABC News; author of “Best Seat in the House: A Father, A Daughter, A Journey Through Sports”
University professor of sociology, Georgetown University; MSNBC political analyst; author of 16 books including, “Debating Race with Michael Eric Dyson” and “Race Rules”
Professor of American history, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; author of “Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities” (2014)