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Connections: Discussing race from the perspective of an #oldwhiteguy

Sep 6, 2019

John Calia says he’s tired of being blamed for all the ills of society, simply because he’s an older white man. He wrote a piece for the Democrat & Chronicle, arguing that the generalizations about white men are unfair and harmful. Calia is an executive coach and author, and he’s hoping his views will spark a conversation about better ways to discuss race in America. Frank Staropoli is also an older white man, and he’s the author of the blog "A White Guy in Rochester." Staropoli has a very different view.

Our guests sit down together to debate it. In studio:

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