Listeners respond: the language of race

The World

Yesterday, we discussed the new book, “Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation,” which examines the unintended side effects of desegregation. In the book, author Stuart Buck, looks at the notion of “acting white,” and says it’s largely a consequence of how our schools were desegregated. The topic of “acting white” resonated with our listeners.

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