Campus Racial Uproar

The president of the University of MIssouri is stepping down after weeks of protests over his handling of racist incidents on campus. Meanwhile, a thousand miles away at Yale, racial tensions are boiling over on that campus, too. The tipping point came last week with a fight about how administrators addressed culturally insensitive Halloween costumes. Is it cultural deafness or political correctness?

Credits

Guest:
Emily Bazelon - staff writer for the New York Times magazine, co-host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast, and a fellow at Yale Law School - @EmilyBazelon

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath