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“Seeing White” is a 14-part, seven-hour series from Scene On Radio a podcast from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Host John Biewen tries to drill down on the meaning of whiteness, particularly over the last 600 years or so of American history.
Biewen attends a racial equity workshop, investigates a mass execution and unpacks white affirmative action, and asks historians how and why race was created. And every episode, he checks in with his pal Prof. Chenjerai Kumanyika who challenges Biewen to think critically about his own whiteness.
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