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Dr. Jason Johnson

MSNBC Contributor, Professor and Host of A Word...With Jason Johnson, Slate

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Scheduled Appearances

Social Justice Track

Hard Truths: Racism & Allyship

Crosscut Festival 2021
Thu May 6, 2021 | 11:00am

Advancing racial equity and combating racism requires us to look at our own complicity. 

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Featuring: Robin DiAngelo, PhD, Dr. Jason Johnson

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