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What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday

Episode 52 June 14, 2020

Angela Saini on Black Lives Matter and how ‘race science’ helped harden discrimination

George Floyd’s death has sparked Black Lives Matter protests not just in the US but also in several other parts of the world, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The civil rights laws were passed in America decades ago, but there still continues to be a deep-seated feeling that one group of people is innately superior to another. This feeling is expressed all around the world through discrimination along the lines of race, caste or ethnicity. In this episode, Sandip talks to award-winning science writer Angela Saini, whose latest book Superior, talks about how this feeling has been hardened through ‘race science’ that lets people believe that is not prejudice but biology behind these ideas.


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Angela Saini on Black Lives Matter and how ‘race science’ helped harden discriminationGeorge Floyd's death has sparked Black Lives Matter protests not just in the US but also in several other parts of the world, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The civil rights laws were passed in America decades ago, but there still continues to be a deep-seated feeling that one group of people is innately superior to another. This feeling is expressed all around the world through discrimination along the lines of race, caste or ethnicity. In this episode, Sandip talks to award-winning science writer Angela Saini, whose latest book Superior, talks about how this feeling has been hardened through 'race science' that lets people believe that is not prejudice but biology behind these ideas. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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