May 4, 2010 – Segment 1

What are the roots of the inequalities found in our society?  How does the achievement gap between students of different races in school connect to inequalities found across our society, whether in terms of education, wealth, or health?

Our guests joining us to tackle these questions are:

Thomas Espenshade – Professor of Sociology at Princeton University and author of No Longer Separate, Not Yet Equal

Stacey Peterson – Professor of Communication Arts at the College of Notre Dame in Maryland

Raymond Winbush – Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University