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"Race and Democracy" features Dr. Peniel Joseph and expert guests to discuss the most important questions of our time about race, democracy, social justice, culture, and moral and ethical issues.

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Race and Democracy Race and Democracy

    • Education
    • 4.6 • 29 Ratings

"Race and Democracy" features Dr. Peniel Joseph and expert guests to discuss the most important questions of our time about race, democracy, social justice, culture, and moral and ethical issues.

Texas Podcast Network is brought to you by The University of Texas at Austin. Podcasts are produced by faculty members and staffers at UT Austin who work with University Communications to craft content that adheres to journalistic best practices. The University of Texas at Austin offers these podcasts at no charge. Podcasts appearing on the network and this webpage represent the views of the hosts, not of The University of Texas at Austin.

    Ep. 85 – Colored Conventions and the Long History of Black Organizing

    Ep. 85 – Colored Conventions and the Long History of Black Organizing

    P. Gabrielle Foreman, PhD, is an award-winning professor of English, African American Studies, and History. A leader in the field of Black digital and public history, Dr. Foreman has been recognized for co-creating projects that build community and institutions while addressing pipeline and equity issues. As a teacher, scholar, and mentor, Dr. Foreman is committed […]

    • 43 min
    Ep. 84 – Latino Voting Power, Democracy, and the 2024 Elections: A Conversation With Sergio Garcia-Rios

    Ep. 84 – Latino Voting Power, Democracy, and the 2024 Elections: A Conversation With Sergio Garcia-Rios

    Dr. Garcia-Rios was born and raised in Durango, México, but considers El Paso, Texas, his second home. His research investigates the formation and transformation of Latino identities as well as the political implications of these transformations. He also examines voter turnout, political participation and public opinion, especially among Latino immigrants.   Dr. Garcia-Rios’s other academic interests […]

    • 42 min
    Ep. 83 – Entertaining Race: A Conversation with Michael Eric Dyson

    Ep. 83 – Entertaining Race: A Conversation with Michael Eric Dyson

    Michael Eric Dyson is a man of many talents. As a professor, he has taught at some of the most prestigious universities in the nation, including Princeton, Brown, and Georgetown. He is currently a Distinguished University Professor at Vanderbilt University, where he holds positions in both the College of Arts & Science and The Divinity […]

    Ep. 82 – Hiding in Plain Sight: A Conversation with Julia Sweig

    Ep. 82 – Hiding in Plain Sight: A Conversation with Julia Sweig

    Julia Sweig is an award-winning author of books on Cuba, Latin America, and American foreign policy. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, the Nation, the National Interest, and in Brazil’s Folha de São Paulo, among other outlets. Her book Inside […]

    Ep. 81 – How Change Happens: A Conversation with Cass Sunstein

    Ep. 81 – How Change Happens: A Conversation with Cass Sunstein

    Cass R. Sunstein is currently the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. From 2009 to 2012, he was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. He is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. Mr. Sunstein has testified before congressional committees […]

    Ep. 80 – Truth Teaching Under Attack: Consequences of Failing to Teach America’s Racial Past and Present: A Conversation with Dr. Shaun Harper

    Ep. 80 – Truth Teaching Under Attack: Consequences of Failing to Teach America’s Racial Past and Present: A Conversation with Dr. Shaun Harper

    A prolific and energizing speaker on a range of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics, Shaun Harper has delivered hundreds of keynote addresses around the world, to audiences comprised of thousands. He also is founder and executive director of the USC Race and Equity Center. Dr. Harper has published 12 books, and is author of more […]

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29 Ratings

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