Addicted to Race 103: Oscar Grant, Che Guevara, Middle East, Inauguration

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:

Were the outbreaks following Oscar Grant’s killing in Oakland, CA really race riots? What lessons can activists learn from the new Che Guevara biopic? What’s the connection between black radical politics and what’s going on in the Middle East? And finally, where will you be for the inauguration?

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Guest co-host R. L’Heureux Lewis, also known as Dumi Eyi di yiye (Eddie-yi-yay), is a Assistant Professor at the City College of New York – CUNY in the Department of Sociology and Black Studies Program. He researches, writes, and does activist work on schools, youth of color, and mental health. His recent blogging can be found at and his professional work can be found at

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