The average American black family has 1/12 the wealth of the average white family. Some of the reasons for this might surprise you or even shock you. Recently, Congress has taken up the issue of reparations.
Dick’s guest, Kaleem Caire is a national leader in the K-12 movement. He is also a leader in the Madison community working to close the racial divide and inequities and spent 4 years as the president of the Madison Urban League.
Dr. Alex Gee, Senior Pastor of Fountain of Life Covenant Church in Madison, Wisconsin shares the everyday racism experienced by even the most accomplished African-Americans. He also describes how deep racism still remains embedded in our culture.
Psychiatrists used to be the top of the pack of psychotherapists. Now their role is mainly prescribing and monitoring drugs for mental health issues. Why has this happened and is this a good development?
Dick’s guest is Dr. Arjune Rama, a University of Wisconsin-Madison Clinical Professor and staff Psychiatrist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mental Health Services.