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Jul 4, 2020

Marvin McAllister is Associate Professor of Theatre at Winthrop University. He is the author of Whiting Up: Whiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance.

McAllister explains the history and enduring power and damage of so-called “blackface” race minstrelsy. He also shares some...


Apr 23, 2020

Daryl Davis is an American R&B and blues musician, activist, author, actor, and bandleader. He is considered one of the best -- if not the best -- boogie-woogie piano players in the world. Daryl Davis has played with such legendary musicians as Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, B. B. King, and Bruce Hornsby.

He is also the...


Apr 7, 2020

Tim Wise is one of America's and the world's leading experts on white privilege and racism. He is the author of numerous books including his most recent Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America.

Tim Wise explains how the coronavirus plague and the types...


Mar 31, 2020

Robert Evans has been a conflict journalist in Iraq and Ukraine. He has also reported extensively on far-right extremist groups in the United States. His investigative reporting is featured at the website Bellingcat.

He is the host of the podcasts Behind the Bastards and It Could Happen Here. His new podcast -- which...


Mar 15, 2020

Jonathan Metzl is the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

He is the author of several books, including Prozac on the Couch and The Protest Psychosis. His new book is Dying of Whiteness:...