Racial Politics

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Problems of "Straight White Men"

Monday, November 17, 2014

A new play confronts the privileges afforded to straight, white men.

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30 Issues: Romney, Obama and Race

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: Race as a factor in the election. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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Opinion: Don't Like Obama? Don't Be Racist

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Some of the biggest changes in the 2010 election were that Obama voters were having second thoughts about the party of the man they elected just two years prior. Did they suddenly become racists?

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How to Be Black with Baratunde Thurston

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Co-founder of Jack & Jill Politics, and director of digital at The OnionBaratunde Thurston, talks about the complexities of contemporary racial politics in his new book, How To Be Black.  

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