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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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Race and Democracy Dr. Peniel Joseph

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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.

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. 77 – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: A conversation with Estevan Delgado

    Ep. 77 – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: A conversation with Estevan Delgado

    Estevan Daniel Delgado (he/him) is the Director for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. Estevan has formal project management experience running large-scale government grants and program management experience fundraising and designing trust-based grant making opportunities and events for the Hispanic Impact Fund at Austin Community Foundation. In his professional and community-based work, Estevan seeks to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure belonging for those underrepresented in spaces of power, especially for people of color, people that identify as queer, and people that identify as disabled.

    Episode 76: Black Entrepreneurs and Social Justice: A Conversation with X-Factor Capital

    Episode 76: Black Entrepreneurs and Social Justice: A Conversation with X-Factor Capital

    Rodell Razor has over 10 years of experience in launching and coaching small and mid sized businesses. He has developed valuable skills in business strategy, operations, sales, leadership, and human resources through the businesses he launched as well as through corporate roles held at various firms. In addition to being CEO and Founder of X-Factor Capital serves as a director and co-founder on the Board of ConstructDiversity.



    Jeremiah Captain has over 15 years of experience in sales marketing, public relations, and talent management. He has held various leadership roles in his entrepreneurial projects, his mandates as consultant or keynote speaker as well as various corporate roles. Jeremiah is a Co-Founder of X-Factor Consulting and serves as a Director and co-founder on the Board of ConstructDiversity.

    Episode 75: How the Word is Passed: Author Clint Smith on Reckoning with Racial Slavery

    Episode 75: How the Word is Passed: Author Clint Smith on Reckoning with Racial Slavery

    Clint Smith is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of the narrative nonfiction book, How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America, which was a #1 New York Times Bestseller and was longlisted for the National Book Award. He is also the author of the poetry collection Counting Descent, which won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award.



    Clint received his B.A. in English from Davidson College and his Ph.D. in Education from Harvard University.



    This episode of Race and Democracy was mixed and mastered by Will Shute.

    Episode 74: The Cruelty Is the Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump’s America with Adam Serwer

    Episode 74: The Cruelty Is the Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump’s America with Adam Serwer

    Adam Serwer is an American journalist and author. He is a staff writer at The Atlantic where his work focuses on politics, race, and justice. He previously worked at Buzzfeed News, The American Prospect, and Mother Jones.



    Serwer has received awards from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), The Root, and the Society of Professional Journalists. He was named a spring 2019 Shorenstein Center fellow, and received the 2019 Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis Journalism.



    This episode of Race and Democracy was mixed and mastered by Sofia Salter.

    Episode 73: The Struggle for Asian American and Pacific Islander Justice: A Conversation with Elise Hu

    Episode 73: The Struggle for Asian American and Pacific Islander Justice: A Conversation with Elise Hu

    Elise Hu is a host-at-large based at NPR West in Culver City, Calif. Previously, she explored the future with her video series, Future You with Elise Hu, and served as the founding bureau chief and International Correspondent for NPR's Seoul office. She was based in Seoul for nearly four years, responsible for the network's coverage of both Koreas and Japan, and filed from a dozen countries across Asia.



    Before joining NPR, she was one of the founding reporters at The Texas Tribune, a non-profit digital news startup devoted to politics and public policy. While at the Tribune, Hu oversaw television partnerships and multimedia projects, contributed to The New York Times' expanded Texas coverage, and pushed for editorial innovation across platforms.



    An honors graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Journalism, she previously worked as the state political reporter for KVUE-TV in Austin, WYFF-TV in Greenville, SC, and reported from Asia for the Taipei Times.



    Her work at NPR has earned a DuPont-Columbia award and a Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media for her video series, Elise Tries. Her previous work has earned a Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism, a National Edward R. Murrow award for best online video, and beat reporting awards from the Texas Associated Press. The Austin Chronicle once dubiously named her the "Best TV Reporter Who Can Write."



    Outside of work, Hu has taught digital journalism at Northwestern University and Georgetown University's journalism schools and served as a guest co-host for TWIT.tv's program, Tech News Today. She's on the board of Grist Magazine and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.



    This episode of Race and Democracy was mixed and mastered by Oscar Kitmanyen and Sofia Salter.

    Episode 72 – Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War with author Vincent Brown

    Episode 72 – Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War with author Vincent Brown

    Vincent Brown is Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies.  He directs the History Design Studio and teaches courses in Atlantic history, African diaspora studies, and the history of slavery in the Americas. Brown is the author of The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery (Harvard University Press, 2008), producer of Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness, an audiovisual documentary broadcast on the PBS series Independent Lens, and is most recently the author of Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War (Belknap Press, 2020).



    This episode of Race and Democracy was mixed and mastered by Oscar Kitmanyen and Sofia Salter.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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Great podcast

This podcast has provided a wealth of knowledge and information for me. I have developed even new perspective from these shows keep on going don’t stop.

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