May 3, 2018

Marx at 200

A specter is haunting human affairs these days: it’s the thought that Karl Marx (on his 200th birthday this week) may have been more right...| More
March 31, 2010

Nell Painter’s History of White People: it’s...

Click to listen to Chris’s conversation with Nell Irvin Painter. (27 minutes, 16 mb mp3) Nell Painter and I seem to have opposite takes on...| More
May 3, 2007

Mortgage Meltdown

People all over the country are losing their homes, in rather startling numbers. Because of a meltdown in the subprime mortgage market, in Detroit, one...| More
April 28, 2007

Ralph Ellison's America

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) [This show records at 4:00pm Eastern to accommodate our guests’ schedules.] America is woven of many...| More
April 13, 2007

Race, Class, and Language

[Since we ended up covering many of these issues on our Ralph Ellison’s America show, we sent this one to the graveyard.] Leave it to...| More
April 24, 2006

Race, Class and Racism

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Eracism[Allie Holler / Flickr] In response to Martin Luther King’s assassination, schoolteacher Jane Elliott devised a...| More
December 1, 2005

Race and Class: Hip-Hop

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Two MCs and one DJ [Experience Music Project] Hip-hop is a major American cultural tour de...| More
November 29, 2005

Race and Class: The Artists' Take

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Mobility, by British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. Image courtesy of James Cohan Gallery, NY. [Yinka Shonibare /...| More
October 24, 2005

Racial Inequalities in Healthcare

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) [sjaces / Flickr] The color line in America’s healthcare system has surfaced repeatedly in our ongoing...| More
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