ATR Premium 9 – Jeff Chang – Preview

Is hip hop resistance music from people of color or just party music? In what way have corporate interests packaged and marketed different types of artists to different racial demographics? How has hip hop shaped America’s views on race? Jeff Chang is author of Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation.

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Jeff Chang has written extensively on culture, politics, the arts, and music. His first book, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, garnered honors including the American Book Award and the Asian American Literary Award. He has also edited the acclaimed anthology, Total Chaos: The Art & Aesthetics of Hip-Hop. Jeff was a founding editor of ColorLines magazine, and a Senior Editor/Director at Russell Simmons’ 360hiphop.com. He began writing for URB and The Bomb Hip-Hop magazines, and has written for the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Vibe, Foreign Policy, The Nation, and Mother Jones, among many other publications.

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Duration – 17:45
File Size – 12.5 MB

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ATR 98 – Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Polls

Why do media polls such as Gallup provide such a distorted view of public opinion? Why should we take these polls with a heavy grain of salt, particularly as they pertain to race? Will the much-talked-about Bradley Effect really play a role for Obama in this election? Carmen interview David W. Moore, author of The Opinion Makers: An Insider Exposes the Truth Behind the Polls.

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David W. Moore is a senior fellow of the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire. A former senior editor of the Gallup Poll, where he worked for thirteen years, Moore also served as professor of political science at UNH and is the founder and former director of the UNH Survey Center. The author of two previous books, How to Steal an Election and The Superpollsters, Moore has also written for the New York Times, The Nation, and the Boston Globe. He lives in Durham, New Hampshire. His current book it titled The Opinion Makers: An Insider Exposes the Truth Behind the Polls.

Duration – 30:31
File Size – 21.5 MB

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ATR 97 – VP Debates, Mosque Attack, OJ Simpson

Was Gwen Ifill a biased moderator because of her book on Obama and other young black politicians? How did Palin and Biden perform during the debates? Why hasn’t the mainstream media covered the recent chemical attack on a Dayton, Ohio mosque during Ramadan? And finally, does anyone still care about OJ Simpson?

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A freelance writer and blogger with strong opinions, Latoya Peterson writes about the intersections of race and pop culture – but also finds time to discuss video games, anime, manga, gender, feminism, and hip-hop. She currently edits the blog Racialicious and has contributed to Bitch Magazine and the American Prospect. She also contributes to Cerise, the online magazine for girl gamers, and Clutch Magazine.

Duration – 53:59
File Size – 37.1 MB

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ATR Premium 8 – Randall Kennedy – Preview

What does it mean to be a sellout and betray your race? Who gets to decide what are the best interests of a community, and by extension, who is working against those best interests? And perhaps most importantly, why is the name Clarence Thomas practically a synonym for sellout? Randall Kennedy is author of Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal.

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Randall Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard University. He is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the American Philosophical Association. His book Race, Crime, and the Law won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award.

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Duration – 23:22
File Size – 16.4 MB

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