Hearsay, the local NPR affiliate’s own news and analysis show, takes a look at the history of racial categories. If you don’t know this stuff, you should; it illuminates today’s events. From the website:
A key subset of both individual and collective identity is one of racial and ethnic identification. These constructs, for Americans in particular, are continuously growing more complex and difficult to frame. On today’s HearSay, Cathy Lewis will speak with a local scholar who’s examining the complex interplay of cultural and racial identities in our modern society.
Follow the link to listen.