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Living Data: Insights on Cultural Competency and the American Mindset

Living Data: Insights on Cultural Competency and the American Mindset

On this episode of Our Body Politic, host Farai Chideya talks with Shannon-Janean Currie, vice president at Benenson Strategy Group, which conducted our inaugural survey for our Living Data series. Farai then speaks with Cathy Cohen, the founder, and director of...

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Farai Chideya

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I listen critically to stories about our human journey, and track the data on people, governments, and our global society.

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