posts tagged race

7/4/17 // Thalia Gonzalez on "Girlhood Interrupted"

Thalia Gonzalez joins the show to discuss the groundbreaking new study "Girlhood Interrupted," how perceptions of black girls differ starkly from those of their white peers, and how this problem can be acknowledged and solved. | listen

4/20/17 // Molly Knefel on Tax Day Protests

Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- offers her take on the protests and counter-protests that happened last weekend for… | watch

11/24/16 // Faking the Black

Rachel Dolezal’s introduction of “trans-racialism” to society could serve as a new remedy for America’s racial ails. | read

5/12/16 // Why Critics Blast Rihanna's Island Dialect

BTRtoday examines the harsh criticism of Rihanna’s hit single “Work” and the general unjust characterization of marginalized languages. | read

6/16/15 // David Banks on Reddit and speech

David Banks on Reddit banning a disparaging subreddit, and thoughts on Rachel Dolezal. | listen

3/5/15 // Jamil Smith on covering race

Jamil Smith joins us to discuss his latest article on how newspapers do or don't cover race, former general David Petraeus pleads guilty to one misdemeanor count of mishandling classified information, and listener mail about SIM cards. | listen

6/28/14 // The 'Surfing Rabbi' Continues to Make Waves - Surf Week

Rabbi Nachum Shifren lives to ride waves and study Talmud. | read

4/24/14 // Third Eye Weekly

It's Identity Week on BTR! On today's show, Molly Freeman talks about female representation in media, plus a word from the creator of "Typecast", a viral video parody of Lorde's "Royals". | listen

10/27/13 // Communities in New York - Community Week

Wandering the diverse streets of New York. | read

8/15/13 // Stop And Frisk

A federal judge ruled on Monday, August 12th, that the NYPD's "Stop and Frisk" policies are unconstitutional and discriminate on the basis of race, ordering the appointment of a federal monitor to oversee reforms in the program. Later that day, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, alongside Police Commissioner… | watch

8/1/13 // Through Hell and Badwater

Ultramarathon runner Charlie Engle talks about his fifth place finish in Badwater 2013 after serving prison time. | read

7/29/13 // Lessons from Lance Armstrong - Touring Week

What we've learned from Lance during the Tour de France's 100th anniversary. | read

7/18/13 // After The Zimmerman Verdict

On July 13, 2013, a jury in Sanford, Florida, acquitted George Zimmerman of the murder of Trayvon Martin, the 17 year old African American boy he admittedly shot and killed during an altercation in February 2012. Although the case put the state’s so-called “Stand Your Ground” law in the… | watch

5/30/13 // Anthony Weiner’s Mayoral Bid

Nearly two years after he resigned from Congress because of a high profile sexting scandal, Anthony Weiner has tossed his hat into the race for New York City Mayor. Weiner, whose campaign focuses on helping the middle class thrive, is quickly gaining steam in the polls. After only a week of… | watch

3/13/13 // Hair as Identity - Hair Week

How do our hairstyles inform who we are? | read

8/28/12 // Radio Dispatch

NYPD is responsible for all 9 bystanders shot outside the ESB, Chris Matthews calls out Reince Preibus for race-baiting, and Dan Savage responds to allegations of ableism. | listen

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