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Living Color: Impact of Skin Color on Social Interactions


Outside of our gender, the color of our skin helps define us and helps us define others. But the shade of our skin is far from simply black and white. It’s a labyrinth of genetics and evolution, culture, society and survival. On this hour, we'll talk about the impact of skin color on social interactions throughout history.


  • Nina G. Jablonski (author and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University)

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Click here for more information on Nina Jablonski's new book, Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color.