© 2021 WBAA
712 Third St. | West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-5920
squirrelheader.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Science & Medicine

The Role Of Racism In The 2020 Election

Trump speaks during a rally on Oct. 25, 2020 in Londonderry. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
Trump speaks during a rally on Oct. 25, 2020 in Londonderry. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

As America watched the election results slowly trickle in this week, one thing is abundantly clear — we are a deeply divided nation. Almost half of the electorate voted for President Trump despite his racist rhetoric and failure to condemn white supremacy.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Robin DiAngelo, author of “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.