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Ways and Means features bright ideas for how to improve human society. The show is produced by the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

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    • 4.9 • 48 Ratings

Ways and Means features bright ideas for how to improve human society. The show is produced by the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

    White Brutality

    White Brutality

    Throughout the nation’s history, time and again, promising signs of African American progress have been shattered by acts of violence serving the interests of white supremacy. The extent of that violence is widespread and ongoing.

    This is the fifth installment of the series "The ARC of Justice - From Here to Equality."

    • 42 min
    Update: Upcoming Episodes

    Update: Upcoming Episodes

    Episode 5 premieres April 7. It will explore white violence against Black people through the decades.


    Episode 6 premieres April 15 (Live!) Join us for a discussion with William A. "Sandy" Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen as well as other reparations experts. Don't forget to register for the live event. ways-and-means-show-dot-org

    (Music in this teaser by Solomon Fox.)

    • 1 min
    Education, the Great Equalizer?

    Education, the Great Equalizer?

    In this episode: The GI Bill was a conveyor belt into the middle class for millions of white WWII veterans, but many African American veterans were excluded. Subsequent generations continue to feel the effects. 

    This is the fourth installment of the series "The ARC of Justice - From Here to Equality."

    Produced with North Carolina Public Radio WUNC. Made possible by the Duke Office for Faculty Advancement thanks to funding from the Duke Endowment.

    • 32 min
    A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities

    In this episode: how the federal government promoted housing segregation and thwarted African American home ownership.

    Produced with North Carolina Public Radio WUNC. Made possible by the Duke Office for Faculty Advancement thanks to funding from The Duke Endowment.

    • 30 min
    This Land is My Land

    This Land is My Land

    A tale of two promises made by the U.S. government – one kept, one broken. What happened, and what does this have to do with the existing wealth gap between African Americans and white Americans?

    This is the second installment of the series “The ARC of Justice – From Here to Equality."

    Produced with North Carolina Public Radio WUNC. Made possible by the Duke Office for Faculty Advancement thanks to funding from The Duke Endowment.

    • 26 min
    Not So Long Ago

    Not So Long Ago

    Series premiere: “The Arc of Justice – From Here to Equality." Inspired by professor William “Sandy” Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen's book From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century.

    Produced with North Carolina Public Radio WUNC. Made possible by the Duke Office for Faculty Advancement.

    • 27 min

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48 Ratings

48 Ratings

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