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Black Thoughts and Theory: The Radio Show- Who Is Black In America?

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Who Is Black?


You might think that this is a easy question to answer, but a lot of people in America seem to not know who is and who isn't Black. Join Alex Primo(Stokely Carmichael) and Asha Zuri Thursday March 3, 2016 at 9 pm EST(8 pm CST, 7 pm MST, 6 pm PST) as we explore the concept of race in America.


Some say call themselves Biracial, Hispanic, Mixed, or some other interesting epithet. But, in America the standard has long been that you are Black if you have any known African ancestry. When you look back, some called this notion the "one-drop rule" or the "one Black ancestor rule." Some believe that this has changed over time and that America is now a different place. Well, we'll see if the facts support this pattern of thinking.


One fact that is quite interesting, is the fact that this rule only applies to "Blackness." It is not applied to any other group of people on this planet. As a matter of fact, it isn't even used the same way in other countries on the planet.


So, put this one on your calendar and tune-in on time because this is one show that you do not want to miss.


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