How Hard are Interracial Friendships in 2013?

Tanner Colby, author of "Some of My Best Friends Are Black" and Baratunde Thurston, author of "How to Be Black" in the WNYC studios.

How hard are interracial friendships in 2013? How important is having friends from across the color divide to solving racial issues? Baratunde Thurston, CEO of Cultivated Wit and author of How to Be Black; and Tanner Colby, author of Some of My Best Friends are Black preview their event this week with Soledad O'Brien, discussing race, identity, and the persistent color line.

Update: Video of the Conversation with Soledad O'Brien