In some cities, pockets of serenity can be found where people of many races find themselves mingling and enjoying each other’s presence. Yale sociologist Elijah Anderson, author of The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life, has studied these public spaces and shares what they reveal about us and our hope as a society. Karen Saupe hosts. (Episode 1306)
- Third Annual Violette De Mazia Lecture
- Syrian refugees meet their Lower Northeast neighbors at Reading Terminal Market
- The Cosmopolitan Canopy: How can cities like Milwaukee break down ethnic and racial barriers?
- Is Yale a “White Space” or a Cosmopolitan Canopy
- Elijah Anderson on Race Relations and Public Space: Beyond the Primacy of the Street
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