Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Recent news events have reignited long-running debates about whether political correctness is running amok in communities across the country. College campuses, presidential candidates, and the news media are among those trying to finding a way to have an authentic conversation about the hardest issues without offending those involved. We talk with Howard Ross about how political correctness impacts our everyday lives.
- Howard Ross Author, "Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives" (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014); Principal, Cook Ross
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