Feb 21 • 1HR 7M

Race and Wokeness in America (Robert Wright & Coleman Hughes)

Open in playerListen on);

Appears in this episode

Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
Episode details

01:25 Coleman’s definition of “wokeness”—and why he’s against it
13:07 Poverty or privilege: Which predicts wokeness among black Americans?
22:46 How much progress has America made since Jim Crow?
32:17 Why writers in particular are haunted by their past
41:59 How racists and criminals are made
51:25 Does "hip-hop culture exist"—and is it bad?
1:02:22 Coleman diversifies his controversy portfolio

Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Coleman Hughes (Conversations with Coleman). Recorded February 14, 2023.

Comments on BhTV: http://bloggingheads.tv/videos/65724
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NonzeroPods
Facebook: https://facebook.com/bloggingheads/
Podcasts: https://bloggingheads.tv/subscribe