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What to say to children in the light of Trayvon Martin case?

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Annie Abram PhD

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Dr. Annie Abram and her guest George Yancy, co-editor of Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics, will talk with us about racism and its impact on all people - people of color and whites.

GEORGE YANCY is professor in the Department of Philosophy at Duquesne University. He received his Ph.D. (with honors) in philosophy from Duquesne University. He received an M.A. in philosophy from Yale University and a B.A. (cum laude) in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. He received a second M.A. from New York University in Black Studies. He has authored, edited, and co-edited 16 books, including Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), Look, a White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness (Temple University Press, 2012), and Pursuing Trayvon Martin (Lexington Books, 2012). His philosophical areas of specialization are Critical Whiteness Studies, Critical Philosophy of Race and African American Philosophy.