African American Policy Forum

16. Under the Blacklight: Mobilizing Whiteness to 'Re-Open America'

16. Under the Blacklight: Mobilizing Whiteness to 'Re-Open America'

On Episode Seven of “Under The Blacklight,” Carol Anderson, Alex DiBranco, Joseph Lowndes, Mab Segrest, Dorian Warren, and Jason Wilson unpack the central role that ideological Whiteness continues to play in the US response to COVID-19, including ongoing efforts -- on the part of individuals and institutions alike -- to unlock the lockdown. With: CAROL ANDERSON — Chair & Professor of African American Studies, Emory University; Author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation's Divide ALEX DIBRANCO - Co-founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Research on Male Supremacism JOSEPH LOWNDES — Professor of Political Science, UOregon; Co-author of Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity MAB SEGREST — Professor emeritus of Gender and Women’s Studies, Connecticut College; Organizer with Southerners on New Ground (SONG), Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) DORIAN WARREN — President of the Center for Community Change Action (CCCA) and Vice-President of the Center for Community Change (CCC) JASON WILSON — Journalist who specializes in far-right, white supremacist, and right-wing movements; Writes for The Guardian (Read full bios here: aapf.org/under-the-blacklight-covid19) Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw (@sandylocks) 
Produced by Julia Sharpe-Levine Edited by Julia Sharpe-Levine and Sarah Ventre
 Additional support provided by Awoye Timpo, Emmett O’Malley, Michael Kramer, Alanna Kane 
Music by Blue Dot Sessions
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Duration: 1 hr 7 min

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