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Episode 5 – The Color of Hate

March 30th, 2012 0 comments

Episode 5

Sociology Professor Dr. Ruha Benjamin joins The Common Thread to discuss how racism is perceived in America, the Trayvon Martin case, and the controversy over African-American actors in The Hunger Games.

Special Guest: Dr. Ruha Benjamin

For more information:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/03/trayvon-martin-case-timeline-of-events/

http://jezebel.com/5896408/racist-hunger-games-fans-dont-care-how-much-money-the-movie-made/

Episode 2 – Gender? I Hardly Know Her!

February 24th, 2012 0 comments

Episode 2

The Common Thread discusses sexuality and gender with The Vagina Monologues Producer Trish Garrity and LGBTQ activist Ileana Tauscher. Listen in to hear these college students talk about female sexuality, the sexuality spectrum, gender roles and biases as they prepare for Boston University’s annual Vagina Monologues show this weekend!