On the Radio
Some people thought that the election of President Obama would be a turning point in race relations in America, but a USF researcher says that's not the case; we may be further apart than ever before. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 talks with Professor H. Roy Kaplan about his new book, "The Myth of Post-Racial America," and finds out what he thinks is keeping us from overcoming our differences.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
USF Young Innovators Competition Director Anton Hopen talks about the origins and purpose of the Competition, as well as who it’s open to and why it’s important USF is involved.
We hear from some of the Competition’s finalist judges, infomercial guru Kevin Harrington and USF’s Dr. Karen Holbrook. Anton Hopen and USF’s Dr. Paul Sanberg also talk about the group that judged the preliminary round, the National Academy of Inventors.
USF Sr. VP for Research, Innovation & Global Affairs Karen Holbrook on the importance of encouraging younger students to learn through events like the Competition.
H. Roy Kaplan, Research Associate Professor in the USF Africana Studies Department, shares his thoughts on the role race plays in America's classrooms and his own experiences as a white educator studying the issue.
For more information
Myth of Post-Racial America
H. Roy Kaplan, Research Assoc. Professor, USF Africana Studies Department