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Dr. Peniel Joseph, Founding Director of the UT Center for the Study of Race and Democracy and Professor of History, discusses issues of race, democracy, public policy, and social justice with expert guests. "Race and Democracy" questions who is America? Where have we been, where do we want to go, and how can we get there? Tune in to learn about American history, race and democracy, and the outlook for the future.

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Dr. Peniel Joseph, Founding Director of the UT Center for the Study of Race and Democracy and Professor of History, discusses issues of race, democracy, public policy, and social justice with expert guests. "Race and Democracy" questions who is America? Where have we been, where do we want to go, and how can we get there? Tune in to learn about American history, race and democracy, and the outlook for the future.

    Ep. 42 – Race, Democracy, and Public History: A Conversation with James Basker

    Ep. 42 – Race, Democracy, and Public History: A Conversation with James Basker

    JAMES G. BASKER is President of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and The Richard Gilder Professor of Literary History at Barnard College, Columbia University. Educated at Harvard College, Cambridge University, and (as a Rhodes Scholar) at Oxford University, Basker taught at Harvard for seven years before coming to Barnard. His scholarly work spans […]

    Ep. 41 – Lessons from LBJ’s America: A Conversation with Mark Lawrence

    Ep. 41 – Lessons from LBJ’s America: A Conversation with Mark Lawrence

    Mark Atwood Lawrence is Associate Professor of History, Distinguished Fellow at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and Director of Graduate Studies at the Clements Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his B.A. from Stanford University in 1988 and his doctorate from Yale in […]

    Ep. 40 – Black Lives Matter 2.0: A Conversation with Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

    Ep. 40 – Black Lives Matter 2.0: A Conversation with Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

    Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is currently the host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. […]

    Ep. 39 – Michael Eric Dyson on George Floyd, Racial Justice, and Hope

    Ep. 39 – Michael Eric Dyson on George Floyd, Racial Justice, and Hope

    Michael Eric Dyson is a renowned scholar, ordained Baptist minister, and public intellectual born in Detroit, Michigan. His innovative scholarship, combining cultural criticism and biography, focuses on race, religion, popular culture, and contemporary issues in the African American community. Dyson’s most recent book is April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death and How It […]

    Ep. 38 – The Black Vote and the 2020 Election: A Conversation with Brencia Berry, former Deputy Director of Public Engagement to Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    Ep. 38 – The Black Vote and the 2020 Election: A Conversation with Brencia Berry, former Deputy Director of Public Engagement to Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    Brencia Berry is a San Antonio native who recently served on the Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 presidential campaign as the Deputy Director of Public Engagement as well as the National Deputy Advance Director. During her time on the campaign trail she had the opportunity to work as a national advance associate for Secretary Clinton, former […]

    Ep. 37 – The Future of Democracy, Capitalism, and Equality: A Conversation with Andrew Keen

    Ep. 37 – The Future of Democracy, Capitalism, and Equality: A Conversation with Andrew Keen

    Named as one of the “100 Most Connected Men” by GQ magazine, Andrew Keen is amongst the world’s best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. He has written five books including the best-selling Cult of the Amateur, The Internet Is Not The Answer and How To Fix The Future.  He directed and wrote the […]

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