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Episode 1331

The idea of whiteness / Robert P. Baird

May 3 2021

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Robert P. Baird

On the dangerous, useful, invented idea of whiteness.

Writer Robert P. Baird on the formation and maintenance of a white racial identity, its uses for political power and social control, and his article The Invention of Whiteness: A Long History of a Dangerous Idea for The Guardian.