Threats to democracy, African American studies

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An author shares his new book on longstanding threats to Democracy in the U.S. and how to protect it. Then, a history professor discusses a new Advanced Placement course on African American history introduced by the College Board.

Featured in this Show

  • What can be done about American institutional issues that predated Trump

    We continue to discuss threats to democracy in America, and hear thoughts and lessons about how it can be protected.

  • What we know about the new AP course in African American studies

    The College Board is testing a new AP course in African American Studies. We discuss the potential of the course, and where it fits into the national climate of teaching about race and racism.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Darrell West Guest
  • Robert S. Smith Guest

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