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Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal

In conversation with Gregory Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times columnist
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Episode Summary
In his explosive new book, Kennedy--a Harvard law scholar--shows how current fears of \"selling out\" are expressed in thought and practice and clarifies the effect they have on individuals and on American society as a whole.

Participant(s) Bio
Randall Kennedy is one of the most sought after media experts on the topic of race in America. A professor at Harvard Law School, the National Law Journal said he "is doing the smartest work in the area of race." He is the author of Interracial Intimacies, Nigger, and Race, Crime, and the Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton and his law degree from Yale. A Rhodes Scholar, he served as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.