Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary Podcast: Racial Wealth Gap

The opposite of racist isn’t ‘not racist.’ It is ‘antiracist.’ What’s the difference?
One endorses either the idea of a racial hierarchy as a racist, or racial equality as an antiracist. One either believes problems are rooted in groups of people, as a racist, or locates the roots of problems in power and policies, as an antiracist. One either allows racial inequities to persevere, as a racist, or confronts racial inequities, as an antiracist. There is no in-between safe space of ‘not racist.’

Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be an Antiracist

The Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights presents Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary, a podcast from the lecture series and associated course presenting preeminent scholars, thought leaders, and public intellectuals to guide our community through topics necessary to an understanding of systemic racism and racial justice. The series is self-consciously an entry point, designed to provide intellectual and moral building blocks to begin the transformative work of anti-racism in our students, on our campus, and in our broader communities.

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Mehrsa Baradaran, professor of law at the University of California Irvine, explores the racial wealth gap. Professor Baradaran writes about banking law, financial inclusion, and inequality. Her scholarship includes The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, which was awarded the Best Book of the Year by the Urban Affairs Association.

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