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Connections: Heather McGhee on her book, "The Sum of Us"

In her new book, Heather McGhee argues that America will not reach its potential until white people understand that racism hurts everybody. McGhee uses historical examples to make her case -- from the subprime mortgage crisis to the filling and closing of formerly all-white public swimming pools. Her book is called "The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together." She'll be a keynote speaker at Monroe Community College on May 19, but first, she joins us on Connections.

Our guest:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.

Connections with Evan Dawson

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