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Race Perceptions In The Workplace

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Race Perceptions In The Workplace

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Race Perceptions In The Workplace

Race Perceptions In The Workplace

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Seen and unseen identities impact perceptions in the workplace everyday. We've all heard, and some of us have to live with, the stereotypes of the angry black woman, or the geeky, de-sexualized Asian man.

When you go to work, do you change how you talk to people and present yourself?

For insight, Farai Chideya speaks with R. L'Heureux Lewis, assistant professor of Sociology and Black Studies at the City College of New York, and Clovijean Good, a member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.