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Coming up on Connections: Monday, July 27

Jul 27, 2020

First hour: Author Bruce Jacobs and his book, "Race Manners"

Second hour: Discussing pandemic weddings, etiquette, and internet outrage

We're joined by Bruce Jacobs, author of the book "Race Manners." His work explores how to have civilized, candid, and meaningful dialogues about race. He'll be giving a presentation for the Harley School this week, but first, he joins us to discuss antiracism in today's political climate and during the coronavirus. Our guest:

  • Bruce Jacobs, author of "Race Manners"

Then in our second hour, would you be offended if you were uninvited to a wedding during the pandemic? Thousands of couples have had to decide whether to postpone their weddings or scale them down dramatically. One couple's reformatted invitation went viral, touching off a debate about pandemic etiquette and the new normal. Our guests will discuss everything from pandemic weddings to internet outrage and public shaming. Our guests:

  • Chris Grocki, owner of the Historic German House
  • Brandon Warmke, philosopher at Bowling Green State University, and author of the new book, "Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk"
  • Rose DiGennaro, planning a wedding