Community in Unity: Recognizing Racism

Human interactions are all shaped by implicit biases – assumptions we unconsciously make based on media, experiences and societal influences. So how do we look beyond those biases to see people as they really are and strengthen our community? How do we recognize racism and combat it?

Host: Anne Hillman, reporter, Urban Affairs Desk, KSKA-Anchorage

Panelists:

  • Darlene Trigg, First Alaskans Institute
  • Kevin McGee, NAACP Anchorage Chapter
  • Linda Carlson, Anchorage School District
  • Libby Roderick, UAA Difficult Dialogues

BROADCAST TIME:

KSKA: Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 2:00 p.m. on 91.1 FM

KAKM: Thursday, July 14, at 7:00 p.m. on KAKM Channel 7

ABOUT COMMUNITY IN UNITY

Community in Unity is a series of public forums exploring contemporary urban challenges in Alaska.

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After being told innumerable times that maybe she asked too many questions, Anne Hillman decided to pursue a career in journalism. She's reported from around Alaska since 2007 and briefly worked as a community radio journalism trainer in rural South Sudan. ahillman (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8447  |  About Anne