Debating the Politics of Identity

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 This Dec. 4, 2014, file photo shows protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner gather in Foley Square, in New York.

Mark Lilla, professor of the humanities at Columbia University, visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation and author of The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction (New York Review Books, 2016), and George Yancy, professor of philosophy at Emory University and the author of  Look, A White!: Philosophical Essays on Whiteness, discuss identity politics as played out during the 2016 elections season.