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'How To Be Less Stupid About Race' With Dr. Crystal Fleming On Monday's Access Utah

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  Crystal Marie Fleming, Ph.D.is an author, public intellectual and expert on white supremacy and global racism. She is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University with affiliations in the Department of Africana Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Dr. Fleming is the author of two books: the critically-acclaimed How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy and the Racial Divide and Resurrecting Slavery: Racial Legacies and White Supremacy in France. Additionally, her scholarship appears in journals such as The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Poetics,Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race and Mindfulness. 

Dr. Fleming joined us ahead of her keynote at Utah State University's third Inclusive Excellence Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The symposium aimed to advance diversity, inclusion and respect in the university community.
 

Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.