|Census/Demographics, Live Events, Media Archive, Politics/Public Policy, Social Science, United States, Videos on 2011-02-02 12:59Z by Steven|
Wednesday, 2011-02-02, 19:00-20:00Z (14:00-15:00 EST, 11:00-12:00 PST) (Recheduled due to a White House news conference on the situation in Egypt from 2011-01-31.)
Tamron Hall, Host
Rainier Spencer, Director and Professor of Afro-American Studies; Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Dr. Spencer is the author of the new book, Reproducing Race: The Paradox of Generation Mix (2011) in where he argues cogently, and forcefully, that the deconstruction of race promised by the American Multiracial Identity Movement will remain an illusion of wishful thinking unless we truly address the racist baggage that serves tenaciously to conserve the present racial order.
View the video here.
- “Mixed-Race Chic,” The Chronicle Review, May 19, 2009.
- Challenging Multiracial ldentity. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2006.
- Spurious Issues: Race and Multiracial Identity Politics in the United States, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999.