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Conundrums of Racial Divides in American Culture

A distinguished historian and an expert on education explore -- from surprisingly divergent perspectives -- questions of racial difference and mythologies that eat at the heart of U.S. society.

Nolan Cabrera

Dr. Nolan Cabrera is an Associate Professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona, and was the only academic featured in the MTV documentary White People. His new book, "White Guys on Campus," is a deep exploration of white male racism and occasional anti-racism, on college campuses – a text Jeff Chang (author of "We Gon’ Be Alright") described as “A timely, provocative, even hopeful book....

Eric Lott

Cultural historian Eric Lott has written and lectured widely on the politics of U.S. literature, music, performance and intellectual life. He received his Ph.D. in English from Columbia University and taught for more than 20 years at the University of Virginia....

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