‘This is America’ & profiling by proxy

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The single ‘This is America’ by Childish Gambino has inspired plenty of conversations on race, identity and culture. In her role of guest host of KCUR’s Central Standard, Michelle Tyrene Johnson and her guests take a closer look at the meaning behind both the song and video.

And, in a second segment, for people of color and other minority groups being wrongfully reported to the police can be a real concern. Listen for a discussion of recent instances of profiling by proxy on both local and national news and learn about the consequences implicit bias can have. Check out the full show here


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