Today we have Robert Reece on the show to talk about colorism. Robert received his PhD in sociology from Duke University and is currently an assistant professor of sociology at UT–Austin. His research explores the question “what is race,”, particularly through the exploration of themes related to the origins of racialization and racialized social outcomes, the slipperiness of racial categories, and how physical appearance maps on to and intersects with race. Roberts’ work has been published in various peer-reviewed journals and in public outlets such as the Southern Poverty Law Center’s magazine Teaching Tolerance and the National Housing Institute’s blog Shelterforce.
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