82 minutes | Jul 6, 2021

#35: Heather McGhee On: Us vs. Them, The Role of Racism in US Economy, and More.

Heather McGhee On: Us vs. Them, The Role of Racism in US Economy, and More. Heather McGhee is a strategist and the strategy she designs and promotes are solutions to inequality in America. Her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together is now available from One World, an imprint of Penguin Random House. Heather’s 2020 TED talk, “Racism Has a Cost for Everyone” reached 1 million views in just two months online. In the coming year, she will launch an original podcast on how to create cross-racial solidarity in challenging times.  Heather has testified in Congress, drafted legislation, and developed strategies for organizations and campaigns that won changes to improve the lives of millions. For nearly two decades, she helped build the non-partisan "think and do" tank Demos, serving four years as president.  For more heather McGhee you can get her book The Sum of Us, wherever you get your books!  Check out her website heathermcghee.com,  Instagram @heathermcghee  Twitter @hmcghee
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