“The Way Ahead” – Racism in the Native American Community – NBC Chicago
In this episode of “The Path Forward,” NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter speaks with panelists about racism in the Native American community.
Racial inequalities in the Native American community are in some ways similar to what happens in African American and Latin American communities, according to a 2019 report from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
What are some of the key issues affecting Native Americans? Panelists who join us to discuss include:
- Mary Smith, CEO of the Caroline and Ora Smith Foundation and Interim Executive Director of the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
- Monica Whitepigeon, Native News Online Editor
- Andrea Carlson, visual artist and writer
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