Addicted to Race 91: diluting feminism, Michelle Obama, the Manchurian candidate

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s podcast about America’s obsession with race. Here’s a rundown of what you’ll find in this episode:

Do feminists who address race and racism run the risk of diluting feminism? What is it about Michelle Obama that many Americans find so threatening? Will white people be able to overcome their fear of racial retribution from a black president?

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Note from Carmen: There are some lag issues in the final segment of this episode – sorry about that. Just Skype acting up again.

Guest co-host Kai Chang is a technology entrepreneur and independent blogger living and working in New York City and southwestern Connecticut. Kai was born in Buffalo, New York, and has lived in Montreal, Canada; Los Angeles, California; Hong Kong; and the Szechuan province of China. Kai blogs at, as well as at the new pro-migrant community blog The Sanctuary.

Update: Here are a few links relevant to the discussion. (Thanks Kai!)



Michelle Obama Watch

Fight the Smears

Duration – 1:03:28
File Size – 44.7 MB

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