Promise & Perils of Interracial Dialogue

Applied ICDRamasubramanian, S., & Wolfe, A. (2 November 2020). The promise and perils of interracial dialogue. Spectra.


At its best, dialogue promises to bring together people with different worldviews, life experiences, stakes, interests, and goals and provide opportunities for perspective-taking, learning, open-mindedness, and turn-taking.

The authors are co-directors of the Difficult Dialogues Project at Texas A&M University. In this essay for Spectra, the newsletter of the National Communication Association, they provide a long list of accessible resources (such as Scaffolded Antiracism Resources) and academic publications for those interested in the topic to explore.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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