Episode 89: Samira Mehta On The Racism of People Who Love You
Samira Mehta is the daughter of a white American mother and a South Asian immigrant father. She’s also a Jew by choice and a scholar of American religious history and women’s and gender studies. Her new book, The Racism of People Who Love You examines the subtle, everyday racism of intimate interactions. In this episode of Can We Talk?, Judith Rosenbaum speaks with Samira about her identity, the differences between racial and cultural privilege, and the conversations about racism and belonging that inspired the book.
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