Addicted to Race 106: Rihanna, English proficiency, and the recession

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:

What are the race and gender implications of the Chris Brown and Rihanna dating violence scandal? Why is an American-born honors student being forced to prove she can speak English? And how will this economic recession affect racial diversity in the workplace? Tami Winfrey Harris and Carmen Van Kerckhove discuss.

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Tami is a writer, and communications and marketing professional living in the Midwest with her husband and stepson. She edits the New Demographic blog Anti-Racist Parent, blogs at What Tami Said and is a contributor to the anthology What We Think:Gender Roles, Women’s Issues and Feminism in the 21st Century.

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