Ralph Richard Banks

Stanford University

Guest

Professor of Law at Stanford University and author of Is Marriage for White People?: How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone; brother of Los Angeles Times columnist Sandy Banks

Ralph Richard Banks on KCRW

Despite beauty, education and professional accomplishments, black women are the least married group in America. We talk with a black man who has the answer: marry non-black men.

Should More African American Women Marry Outside Their Race?

Despite beauty, education and professional accomplishments, black women are the least married group in America. We talk with a black man who has the answer: marry non-black men.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Two years ago, 52% of California voters  banned same-sex marriage , a ruling  upheld  by the State Supreme Court.  But yesterday, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled that…

Prop 8 and Prop C: States Rights and Political Consequences

Two years ago, 52% of California voters banned same-sex marriage , a ruling upheld by the State Supreme Court.  But yesterday, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled that…

from Which Way, L.A.?

A federal judge has  overturned California's ban  on same sex marriage, passed by 52% of the state's voters two years ago. Supporters have already appealed.

Same-sex Marriage, Healthcare Reform and Immigration

A federal judge has overturned California's ban on same sex marriage, passed by 52% of the state's voters two years ago. Supporters have already appealed.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Josh, David and Tim discuss the pay-fors of Democrats’ big spending plans, a looming government shutdown, the debate about booster shots, and California’s failed recall election.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro and Ken White revisit executive privilege and whether a former president can make a strong claim to keep records private.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

from Greater LA

U.S. Representative Karen Bass officially announced plans to leave Washington D.C. and run for mayor of LA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joseph Weisberg, a former CIA officer and the creator of the TV show “The Americans,” joins Robert Scheer to examine common misconceptions about the Cold War.

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about Kyrsten Sinema’s political ideology (or lack thereof) and whether the child care and climate proposals in the Democrats’ spending bill…

from Left, Right & Center

LAUSD and other school districts nationwide are struggling to fill positions, including teachers and substitutes, crossing guards, and lunchroom attendants.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand