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White Privilege in Dollars and Cents / The Brian Lehrer Show (WNYC)

Listen to the segment of The Brian Lehrer Show online at WYNC. On today’s show: 

Tracie McMillan on The White Bonus / The Tavis Smiley Show (radio)

Tracie McMillan10:00AM – 11:00AMAuthor and journalist Tracie McMillan joins Tavis to discuss how racial privilege begets material advantage and her book “The White Bonus: Five Families and the Cash Value of Racism in America.” The Tavis Smiley Show.

‘The White Bonus’: How whiteness pays off in cold hard cash / Reckon

Read the original source By R.L. Nave Thinking back on it, Tracie McMillan wonders if one of her earliest lessons about racism came as a result of her mother’s illness. “I understood, when I was a kid, that my mom was sick, and nobody was helping her,” McMillan tells Reckon. “When you are beating your head … Read more

The Saturday Show With Jonathan Capehart / MSNBC

Author Tracie McMillan joins me to break down just how much racism has benefitted white Americans for decades.  “”We made massive investments in white communities and families and that created the kind of stability a lot of white families still enjoy and we ought to be doing that for everybody”@TMMcMillan shares how she hopes her … Read more

There’s a cash value to white privilege. This author calculated hers to be $372,000. / Yahoo! Finance

Venessa Wong for MarketWatch Tracie McMillan grew up in Michigan “on the border of the working and middle class.” Little about her upbringing suggests financial privilege: Her mother became ill when she was 5 years old, and her family worried constantly about medical debt. McMillan has worked since age 14 and supported herself financially since … Read more

There’s a cash value to white privilege. This author calculated hers to be $372,000 / MarketWatch

Read the original source. By Venessa Wong Journalist Tracie McMillan says she ‘understood enough about the world to know that I’m getting something for being white’ — even if she, too, struggled financially. The Value Gap is a MarketWatch interview series about confronting inequality that features business leaders, academics, policy makers and activists. Tracie McMillan grew … Read more

In ‘The White Bonus,’ Tracie McMillan analyzes the monetary cost of racism / NPR

Read the original source. Racism is a major contributor to economic disparities in the U.S. – but in her new book, The White Bonus, writer Tracie McMillan crunches the numbers to understand just how much money white privilege can mean. In today’s episode, she speaks with NPR’s Michel Martin about the different families she profiled, the … Read more

Journalist Tracie McMillan examines systemic white privilege in new book ‘The White Bonus’ / FlintSide

Read the original source. By Jeff Piechowski FLINT, Michigan — Journalist Tracie McMillan, who was raised in Holly and authored the 2012 New York Times bestseller, ‘The American Way of Eating,’ is promoting her latest book, ‘The White Bonus: Five Families and the Cash Value of Racism in America.’ In it, McMillan examines how her family and four others … Read more

The Cash Value of Racism with Tracie McMillan / Majority Report (podcast)

Check out the episode on Majority Report’s website, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Calculating the ‘White Bonus’ / Capital & Main

By attempting to put a cash value on how white Americans, including her own family, benefit from discrimination, Tracie McMillan hopes to inspire a conversation on how racism drives notions of who deserves to live well. Read the original source. By Cerise Castle The existence of white privilege, the idea that unseen, unconscious advantages afforded to … Read more

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