‘Remix’ host: Charlottesville a result of recent toxic racialized politics

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Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Rescue personnel help an injured woman after a car ran into a large group of protesters after an white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

The racially charged rally resulting in violence and loss of life in Charlottesville, Virginia has left the nation looking yet again for explanations of how we got here, and where we may be heading.

Dave Heller considers the possibilites with Dr. James Peterson, Director of Africana Studies and professor of English at Lehigh University. He also hosts WHYY’s podcast, The Remix.

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