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3 myths about racism that keep the US from progress - Candis Watts Smith

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Racism morphs, spreading and hiding behind numerous half-truths and full-blown falsities about where it lives and who embodies it. In this actionable talk, political scientist Candis Watts Smith debunks three widely accepted myths about racism in the US and calls for a nuanced, more expansive definition to support this new era of anti-racist action.

What does it mean that “Americans have an orientation towards progress”? How can it be problematic?

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