WXXI AM News

Connections: How to have - or avoid - difficult conversations during Thanksgiving

Nov 18, 2020

It's a question we ask each year before the Thanksgiving: how can we have - or avoid - difficult conversations about politics or race-related issues around the Thanksgiving dinner table? A heated election season, political polarization, and tensions surrounding national news events have many families wondering how to handle disagreements or uncomfortable discussions during the holiday.

Our guests share tips for how to have productive conversations about difficult subjects or how to redirect those conversations. Our guests: