We discuss the discourse around race and racism at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the media narrative around the athletes and the game, with: Jerry Bembry, Senior writer at ESPN’s The Undefeated; Stacia Brown, freelance writer; and The Rev. Merrick Moise, ordained minister, writer, community activist, teacher, and one of the first African Americans ordained within the Old Catholic Movement in Baltimore.
Our guest host is Dr. “Kaye” Wise Whitehead. Dr. Whitehead is Associate Professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and author of Race Brave: New and Selected Works, Notes From a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emile Frances Davis and Letters To My Black Sons: Raising Boys in a Post-Racial America.
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