Addicted to Race 107: Iran demonstrations, politics of hair, The Hangover, white guys

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Update: link to MP3 is at the bottom of the post. Thanks Jan!

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:

Can we tell an Iranian woman’s politics from the looseness of her headscarf? Why is the way a black woman wears her hair still such a political choice? What’s driving the popularity of white-men-behaving-badly movies, such as The Hangover? Is there such a thing as race-approved white guy? Carmen Van Kerckhove, Tami Winfrey Harris, and Latoya Peterson discuss.

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