In Black America’s John L. Hanson, Jr. concludes a conversation with journalist and columnist Erin Aubry Kaplan, an Los Angeles native who has written extensively about African American and feminist issues and is the author of I Heart Obama.
Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy talk with peasant farmer Blain Snipstal about the history of agriculture and racism in America, power, food sovereignty, La Via Campesina, land, and much more.
Every election year, there are candidates who decide to leave the race before it’s over. That was the inspiration for Typewriter Rodeo’s Kari Anne Roy as she wrote this week’s poem.
In the brawl for the Republican nomination in Iowa- influential conservative intellectuals come out swinging against the man standing in the way of Ted Cruz. But will any of this matter for the U-S Senator from Texas? Plus the latest Texas jobs report shows unemployment ticking slightly higher. But if you’re a woman over 50,…
Dr. John B. Diamond, co-author of “Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools,” shares his thoughts on race, class and education in society, now and in our country’s past.
The conclusion of a conversation with the Honorable Ron Kirk, former Dallas Mayor and U.S. Trade Ambassador, and Senior of Counsel in the Dallas and Washington, D.C. offices of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has dropped out of the campaign for the Republican nominee for president. So what happens now? That was the inspiration for this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem by Jodi Egerton.
In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy talks with UT Professors Bob Jensen, Eric Tang, Rich Reddick, and Ixchel Rosal about the climate of racial tension in America following the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.
Police and Race…Texas in the international spotlight as a pair of videos go viral. The EPA says there’s no connection between fracking and pollution of drinking water…end of discussion? Not so much, we’ll explore. Also, a medical breakthrough at a Houston hospital: the first ever skull cap transplant. And a tax that affects only women?…
Texas is likely to have several representatives in the 2016 presidential election. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is stumping and it’s been announced that former Texas Governor Rick Perry will announce… that was the inspiration for Typewriter Rodeo’s Sean Petrie this week.
Race in America This month’s episode recognizes Black History Month by bringing together several scholars for a discussion of race in contemporary America. As we look back on 2014, we celebrate the achievements of African-Americans, but we also find racial inequality and abuses of power and privilege that continue to endanger and oppress non-white Americans….
Quincy T. Mills, author of Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America, discusses the role of the black barber in the struggle for economic equality.