Tue, 16 August 2016
Carol Anderson a Professor of African American Studies at Emory University and author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide,explains the roots of the racial crisis in Milwaukee. The history of progress and blowback against African American human rights. The "Black Codes" the laws against the Great Migration. Racism South and North. How White Rage works. How states responded to Brown v Board of Education. Public school funding and property taxes and what that tells us about race. The legal structure of second class citizenship for African Americans. Why class and race are connected but not the same issue and why the Right wants America to look like Apartheid South Africa.
On The Fun Half: a reminder of how stupid Dan Quayle was. Donald Trump calls for "extreme" vetting and Sean Hannity learns a new word. Rudy Giuliani forgets 9/11. Katrina Pierson blames Obama for invading Afghanistan. Rush Limbaugh says #BLM is like a Union Gang. A Trump focus group responds well to a fake anti Hillary ad. Zephyr Teachout challenges a secretive billionaire who is funding a Super PAC against her and your calls and IMs. (58:10)