• What is race?
  • What is the difference between race and ethnicity?
  • Is Mexican a race or an ethnicity?
  • Does race even exist?
  • What is the difference between prejudice and racism?

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

In this episode Dr. Darron Smith mentioned a book written by Ian Haney Lopez entitled White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race.  Click here if the book interests you.

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


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    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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