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Fourth Street Forum - November 22, 2013

Episode Description

[Original Airdate: November 22, 2013]

Racial and Gender Bias: Persistent and Subtle?

Fifty years ago, racism and sexism were easy to identify. Today, attitudes and beliefs about race and gender have changed. But do racial and gender biases persist subtly by influencing hiring practices, determining the amount we earn, and affecting how we interact with each other?

With host Marcus White, Vice President of Community Partnerships, Greater Milwaukee Foundation and with guests in order of appearance - PAULA PENEBAKER, President & CEO, YWCA Southeast Wisconsin, Oversees "Unlearning Racism" program; CHERYL MARANTO, PhD, Chair of Management, College of Business Administration, Marquette University, Research interest, includes workplace gender discrimination, and NANCY HERNANDEZ, President, ABRAZO Multicultural Marketing & Communication.