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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. 47: How Newt Gingrich Created Donald Trump: A Conversation with Julian E. Zelizer

    Ep. 47: How Newt Gingrich Created Donald Trump: A Conversation with Julian E. Zelizer

    Julian Zelizer is a professor in political history at Princeton university, frequent political commentator, and author of over 900 op-eds and books covering American political history. After obtaining his PhD from Johns Hopkins University, Zelizer went on to write for The Atlantic and work as a weekly columnist at CNN. He has twice won the […]

    Ep 46 – Trymaine Lee on America’s Racial Reckoning

    Ep 46 – Trymaine Lee on America’s Racial Reckoning

    Trymaine Lee is a Pulitzer Prize and Emmy award winning journalist. Having reported for both The New York Times and Huffington Post, Trymaine currently works as a national reporter for the digital arm of MSNBC. He has been recognized for his work covering social justice issues, including the case of Trayvon Martin in 2012, for […]

    Ep. 45 – Gay is Good: A Conversation with Eric Cervini

    Ep. 45 – Gay is Good: A Conversation with Eric Cervini

    Dr. Eric Cervini is an award-winning historian of LGBTQ+ politics and culture. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar. As an authority on 1960s gay activism, Cervini serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Gender and […]

    Ep. 44 – Black Lives Matter and LatinX Allyship: A Conversation with Karma Chávez

    Ep. 44 – Black Lives Matter and LatinX Allyship: A Conversation with Karma Chávez

    Dr. Karma Chávez is an Associate Professor in the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies. Her scholarship is informed by queer of color theory and women of color feminism and analyzes social movement building, activist rhetoric, and coalitional politics. Dr. Chávez’s research explores the rhetorical practices and coalitions of […]

    Ep. 43 – Bayard Rustin, Black Lives Matter, and Black LGBTQIA Allyship: A Conversation with Robert Martin Seda-Schreiber

    Ep. 43 – Bayard Rustin, Black Lives Matter, and Black LGBTQIA Allyship: A Conversation with Robert Martin Seda-Schreiber

    Robert Martin Seda-Schreiber is a chief activist of the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice. Robert forged New Jersey’s first middle school gay straight alliance, was honored as New Jersey’s State Champion of Equality, served as a Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholar to Japan, received two Senate proclamations recognizing his service to the community, and was […]

    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 […]

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