The second episode under the theme “Ethnic As A Descriptive + Other Coded Language”, Lezli is joined by Dr. Niambi Carter, Associate Professor of Political Science at Howard University and author of American While Black: African Americans, Immigration, and the Limits of Citizenship as well as Dr. Lok Siu, a cultural anthropologist and Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies and Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley. The three discuss the evolution of the US racial construct circa The Hart-Celler Immigration + Nationality Act of 1965 against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement.
Relevant and Recommended Reads
American While Black: African Americans, Immigration, and the Limits of Citizenship by Niambi Carter
How the Model Minority Myth of Asian Americans Hurts Us All | Time
The 1965 Law That Gave the Republican Party Its Race Problem
Podcast Team = Lezli Levene Harvell (Host & Executive Producer) / Justin Bates (Sound Engineer)