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Seg. 1: White Fragility. Seg. 2: Teaching Prisoners Shakespeare

Segment 1: Is the phrase "white people" becoming taboo?

On this episode, we explore the concept of whiteness as an identity and why some people are uncomfortable with the term.

  • Micah Kubic, author, Freedom, Inc. and Black Political Empowerment
  • Lona Davenport, program coordinator, Division of Diversity and Inclusion at UMKC

Segment 2, beginning at 33:50: How Shakespeare can help prisoners improve their social skills.

In the criminal justice system, the rehabilitation process takes many forms. Examples include counseling, continuing education, prison work programs ... and performing Shakespeare? Find out how a theatre program is looking to help prisoners reintegrate into society.

  • Scott Cox, director, Living Shakespeare at the Lansing Correctional Facility
Michelle is a reporter covering race, identity and culture and is an assistant talk show producer.