The coded ways people talk about race without appearing to talk about race is the subject of Carmen’s rant today. For more on this topic, check out Ally Work’s post with excerpts from Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice by Paul Kivel. To see the correspondence that sparked this rant, see here, here, here and here.
MIXED MEDIA WATCH NEWS UPDATE
Jen discusses several recent news items: a controversial Sony PSP ad released in the Netherlands, the potential HBO comedy series that may arise from Angela Nissel’s Mixed: My Life in Black and White, and a recent Essence magazine article chock-full of stereotypes about interracial relationships.
NOTE FROM JEN AND CARMEN
We left a blooper/outtake in this episode. See if you can spot it.
Duration – 40:51
File Size – 19.2 MB
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