Getting Racist Ideas Backwards | WNYC Studios

Underlying much of the media’s fumbled white supremacist coverage is an enduring assumption about where racist ideas comes from: the poor, the uneducated, and the hateful.  Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the founding director of the Anti-Racist Research and Policy Center at American University and author of “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.” He tells The Guardian US’s Lois Beckett that this prevailing narrative is centuries old and completely backwards.

Source: Getting Racist Ideas Backwards – On The Media | WNYC Studios

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