Erin Aubry Kaplan, Pt. 2 (Ep. 27, 2016)

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.

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The Peasantry: Blain Snipstal (Ep. 13)

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.

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Ode to Candidate Drop-Outs

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.

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Texas Standard: January 22, 2016

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,…

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Education with Dr. John B. Diamond (Ep. 48, 2015)

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.

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Journalist and Novelist Reshonda Tate Billingsley (Ep. 43, 2015)

Award-winning journalist and author and University of Texas graduate Reshonda Tate Billingsley talks about her writing career and her boutique publishing company, Brown Girls Publishing.

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The Honorable Ron Kirk, Pt. 2 (Ep. 41, 2015)

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.

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One Race Done

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.

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Remembering Joyce Ann Brown (Ep. 34, 2015)

A conversation with the late Joyce Ann Brown, shortly after her 2009 release after spending nearly 10 years wrongly imprisoned for robbery. She became a tireless champion of the incarcerated until her death in June 2015.

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V&B: Race in America

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.

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June 9, 2015

To protect and to serve. And to fear? What the videos from McKinney Texas may tell us about 21st century police training. Plus more from the most infamous breakup of a teenage pool party in US history, as protests grow and internet hackers get in on the action. Property tax savings- experts warn don’t spend…

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June 8, 2015

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?…

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Presidential Hope

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.

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Race In America

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….

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Black Stats with Dr. Monique W. Morris, Pt. 2 (Ep. 19, 2014)

The conclusion of a conversation about African American life with Dr. Monique W. Morris, social justice scholar and author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the 21st Century.

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The Black Barbershop with Quincy T. Mills (Ep. 16, 2014)

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.

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