Media examinations of matters of race tend to focus on people of color. In this podcast series, “Seeing White,” radio producer John Biewen and researcher Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika turn the lens from people of color to white people. The Peabody-nominated series zooms in on the early cultural forces that fabricated the idea of whiteness and the problems that have sprung from the creation of that concept.
About the Podcast
Scene on Radio is a Peabody-nominated podcast that dives deeply into issues central to American society and identity. This many-part series, “Seeing White,” looks at the roots and meaning of white supremacy. Host and producer John Biewen is the director of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. He’s worked in public radio and created documentaries for more than 30 years. Chenjerai Kumanyika is a researcher, journalist and artist who lectures at Rutger’s University.
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