Fri, Jul 31, 2009 -- 9:00 AM
Talking about RaceDownload audio (MP3)
On Thursday, President Barack Obama invited Cambridge police sergeant Joseph Crowley and Harvard professor Henry Gates to the White House for a beer. We open the phone lines and invite listeners to weigh in on the Gates arrest and its aftermath, which President Obama says is a "teachable moment" on race in America.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Anyi Howell, writer for Youth Radio
- Joseph McNamara, retired police chief of San Jose and research fellow at the Hoover Institution
- Marguerite Wright, senior clinical psychologist at the Center for the Vulnerable Child at Oakland Children's Hospital and author of "I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race Conscious World"