New book explains how to have difficult conversations about racism

New book explains how to have difficult conversations about racism
Celeste Headlee participates in PBS's "Retro Report" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Willy Sanjuan / Invision/AP
New book explains how to have difficult conversations about racism
Celeste Headlee participates in PBS's "Retro Report" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Willy Sanjuan / Invision/AP

New book explains how to have difficult conversations about racism

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Why is it still so hard for some people to lean into the discomfort and talk about race and racism? In her new book, Speaking of Race: Why Everybody Needs To Talk About Racism — and How To Do It, journalist and author Celeste Headlee teaches us how to have effective conversations. She draws from science, research and her own lived experience to offer advice and much-needed support.

GUEST: Celeste Headlee, journalist and author