Addicted to Race 92: black Chinese in South Africa, racism in fashion, Obama talks white

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:

Why have Chinese been reclassified as “black” in South Africa? Is the fashion industry racist? Is Ralph Nader right when he says that Obama “talks white?”

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Baratunde Thurston is a comedian, writer and activist. He blogs at The Huffington post and as Jack Turner for Jack & Jill Politics. He’s been featured on NPR, BBC, CNN, The NY Times, C-SPAN and Baratunde speaks at colleges and conferences around the country and lives in NYC where he works for The Onion.

Duration – 58:50
File Size – 27.6 MB

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