• Why did some black Americans vote for Donald Trump?
  • Why were some black Americans not comfortable with Hillary Clinton as president?
  • Is a white person more likely to be killed by a white person or is a black person more likely to be killed by a black person?
  • Who is more likely to have contraband in their car when pulled over by a police officer, a white person or a black person?

All of these questions and more will be discussed in this episode of  The Racism 101 podcast with Dr. Darron Smith.

For those wanting to see the data which Dr. Smith and Mike Barker discussed, you may click the links below which will take you to the Department of Justice data or a Washinton Post Article (which Mike Barker misattributed to the CDC on the podcast) or you can look at the tables below which come from the Department of Justice and from a Washington Post Article. Lastly, at the bottom is a link to contribute to the Liahona Children’s Foundation. 

Department of Justice data, click here, which looks at homicide rates by race:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Washington Post data, click here, which looks at who is more likely to have contraband in their car, a white person or a black person?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like to email Dr. Darron Smith questions that he can answer on the podcast please use the form below:

Click on the link below to contribute to the Liahona Children’s Foundation money drive. This money will help provide the nutritional needs for children in Cambodia:

Liahona Children’s Foundation

Dr. Darron T. Smith is a faculty member at the University of Memphis in the Department of Sociology. He is frequent political and cultural contributor for Huffington Post on various issues of inequality in the form of racism, classism and other systems of U.S. based oppression. He has also contributed to various forums from Religion Dispatches and ESPN’s Outside the Lines to The New York Times and Chicago Tribune op-ed sections. Dr. Smith’s research spans a wide myriad of topics on including healthcare disparities, Religious Studies, Race & Sports, Stress & Mindfulness, Transracial Adoption and the Black Family. His current research focuses on healthcare workforce discrimination involving African American physician assistants. His is the author of, When Race, Religion & Sports Collide: Blacks Athletes at BYU and Beyond, was recently released to critical praise in November 2016.

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