Segments of this podcast cover the topics of privilege awareness, the importance of discussing violations of rights, free speech on college campuses, teaching children about diversity, and what organizations get wrong about diversity.
Erin Godfrey of New York University talks about income inequality and how youths can help.
Shankar Vedantam considers what happens when people empathize with their enemy and considers why reaching out to another tribe can make ingroup members so angry.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decides what gets to be registered as a trademark. Should they reject requests that include racial slurs, homophobic putdowns, or sexist language?
Film critic Bobby Rivers talks about some of the changes that were made in the Oscar nomination process to address the issue of diversity.
In her TED talk, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses the dangers of having a single story/view about members of a social group.