They start with a blood boiling clip from an interview where Charles Barkley talks with Richard Spencer, who is known for his activism on behalf of the Alt-Right. They have a poignant discussion regarding white America’s identification of being a racist, only tied to extremist, nationalist or white supremacist ideologies.
The pair also unpack Micro and Macro aggressions as it correlates to Racism in America. Micro Aggression is a subtle or unconscious discrimination that could be classified as polite racism. Macro aggression is overt aggression toward blacks. They masterfully break down the 13th Amendment and discuss how the language facilitated a loophole that perpetuated increased incarcerations of blacks.
With this being the last of the 3 part discussion on “Race and Racism in America,” Kojo and Cedric give palatable ways white and black people can work through this together. They do challenge that white people have a large role in educating themselves and making the choice to have conversation with blacks. Finally, there is a clever and unorthodox topic regarding a prominent figure in our nations history. “What would you do?”