Addicted to Race 94: missing black children

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 don’t black children garner the same kind of media attention white children do when they go missing? What does it say about how your race determines the value of your life?

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A freelance writer and blogger with strong opinions, Latoya Peterson writes about the intersections of race and pop culture – but also finds time to discuss video games, anime, manga, gender, feminism, and hip-hop. She currently edits the blog Racialicious and has contributed to Bitch Magazine and the American Prospect. She also contributes to Cerise, the online magazine for girl gamers, and Clutch Magazine.

Duration – 30:06
File Size – 20.7 MB

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