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Jefferson Exchange | January 20, 2014 | 8:30
10:37 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Race And Justice On MLK Week

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Marvin Woodard, Jr. discusses social justice and coming conference on it at Southern Oregon U.

Maybe we're not always talking nicely, but you have to admit, the election and re-election of Barack Obama certainly got us talking about race just a bit more. 

In fact, Southern Oregon University made race its campus theme for the current academic year. 

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Jefferson Exchange | January 8, 2014 | 9:00
10:29 am
Wed January 8, 2014

"A Dreadful Deceit" About Race

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Jacqueline Jones talks about fluid descriptions of races--and some truly awful treatment of people--in American history.

Maybe we're finally getting away from the idea of different races, but in no great hurry. 

Remember, people once referred to "the Jewish race," among other things.  Science has established that there's ONE race--human--but the old ways die hard. 

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