Erin Keane



Erin Keane is Salon's managing editor.

So You Want to Talk About Race

Date: 16 Jan 2018 Category: Books
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A few years into Obama's first term in office, I taught my final section of an interdisciplinary undergraduate seminar I had designed on popular music and American literature. Roughly 75 percent of the time I taught that class at this small liberal arts college, my student roster was 100 percent white. One of my semester-end reading assignments in that course was bell hooks’ essay “Madonna: Soul Sister or Plantation Mistress?” And during on ...