Addicted to Race: Oprah on inner-city kids and Toys R Us first baby contest

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

addicted to raceA brand-new episode (No. 55) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession wtih race.

Carmen is joined by guest co-host Jae Ran Kim in this episode. Jae Ran is a writer, teacher and social worker. She was born in 1968 in South Korea and was adopted to Minnesota in 1971. Her most recent essay can be found in the new anthology “Outsiders Within: Racial Crossings and Adoption Politics.” She blogs at Harlow’s Monkey and is a columnist for the New Demographic blog Anti-Racist Parent.

First up is listener feedback. Then, Jae Ran and Carmen discuss Oprah’s controversial comments about inner-city kids and education, and the Toys R Us first baby contest and what it says about American identity.

This episode features music from MoJoe, courtesy of Spectre Music.

HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!
Please help us reach new listeners by voting for us on Podcast Alley, reviewing us on Yahoo’s podcast directory and reviewing us in iTunes.

NEW TO PODCASTS?
Check out this great introduction for the new podcast listener from iTunes. It breaks down all the different ways you can find podcasts, listen to them, subscribe to them, and so on.

Duration – 45:42
File Size – 42 MB
Right-click here to download an MP3 of Addicted to Race Episode 55
or
Click here to never miss an episode by subscribing to us in iTunes
or
click the button below to play it immediately