Episode 137: Racism Abroad

For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne explore race and racism outside of the United States. They begin by discussing the global movement for racial justice (1:30), their general perceptions of race relations abroad (2:50), the difficulty of exploring issues of racism outside of the United States (5:45), and terminology around race and ethnicity in the U.S. and abroad (8:39). They then explore ethnic diversity in countries outside of the United States (11:05), xenophobia vs. racism in Europe (12:45), and how various countries define and track race (16:50). The host then have a conversation about the parallels between the U.S. and the UK with regard to the history of race (24:10), racial disparities across various domains of social life (25:30), and racial and police violence in the UK (29:50). Next, they discuss racism in China throughout the COVID-19 pandemic (33:24) and international relations between China and African countries (34:51). They close the episode by discussing the oppression of indigenous people in the United States and abroad (40:50).


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