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The Politics Of White Anger

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What makes someone a “patriot” and another an “agitator”? Oftentimes, the distinction relies heavily on the color of one’s skin. Davin Phoenix, associate professor of political science at the University of California, Irvine, talks to host Krys Boyd about who gets to be angry and whose anger actually affects change. He’s the author of “The Anger Gap: How Race Shapes Emotion in Politics,” and his recent New York Times opinion piece is “Anger Benefits Some Americans Much More Than Others.”