‘The History of White People’ Explores Ideology Of Race & Its Ties To Racism

January 18, 2021
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Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner is joined by author Nell Irvin Painter and Denver historian Adrian E. Miller and readers of Painter's book, "The History of White People" for a discussion about race and racism.

In “The History of White People,” Nell Irvin Painter writes that America “is a society founded in the era that invented the very idea of race.” Professor Painter formerly led Princeton’s Program in African-American Studies. We read her bestseller for “Turn The Page with Colorado Matters.” Historian Adrian E. Miller joins Ryan Warner as a special co-host.