How workplace “gray areas” can perpetuate racism
Oct 17, 2023

How workplace “gray areas” can perpetuate racism

We're joined by Washington University's Adia Harvey Wingfield to hear how certain workplace dynamics allow racism to persist and how they can be addressed.

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Sociologist explains how the workplace can uphold racist practices

Overt racism in the workplace is illegal, but that doesn’t mean work is equitable.
Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield discusses how the gray areas of work can harm people of color.
Courtesy Harvey Wingfield

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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC