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Race, Identity & Culture

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On Being the First.

Commentator Gerald Early reflects on his wife's work with the Junior League of St. Louis. She is the first African-American woman to be elected president of that city's chapter.


Rock, Pop, and Race.

Rock critic Ken Tucker comments on the way rock music may be once again uniting people of different race and class again.


Why EuroDisney is Failing.

Linguist Geoffrey Nunberg, who is currently living outside of Paris, describes his experience taking his daughter to EuroDisney.


Doo-Wop's History of Racial Integration

Rock historian Ed Ward looks at some of the early integrated doo-wop groups. He says unlike today's white acts which appropriate black styles, those early groups truly mixed black and white performers and black and white musical styles.

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