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Are young people's views on race really that different from their parents?

by Take Two®

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The racial violence in Charlottesville has a lot of people wondering why race relations in this country continue to be so fraught. 

With each generation, the country shows signs of making progress, then racial tensions boil over yet again, causing us to question that assumption. 

As diversity increases, the Brookings Institute reports the millennial generation will play a big role in transitioning America into the 'minority majority' nation it's supposed to become in 2044.

But is this increased diversity translating into less racism among younger generations? 

Take Two spoke with Peter Levine, associate dean at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life.

To listen to the full segment, click the blue play button above. 

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