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VIDEO: Race and Gender in Sports

Professor Duchess Harris joins us for more of her incisive examinations of the historical background to the most compelling issues in American society today. This presentation is on ‘Race and Gender in Sports’. © 2019 CTV Productions in cooperation with Ramsey County Libraries. >> Watch now

VIDEO: History of Socioeconomic Status or 'Class' in America

Professor Duchess Harris joins us for more of her incisive examinations of the historical background to the most compelling issues in American society today. The History of Socioeconomic Status or "Class" in America. © 2019 CTV Productions in cooperation with Ramsey County Libraries. >> Watch now

Harris Offers Insight on State of the Union and Amy Klobuchar

We start with some tech talk and move onto discussion about the State of the Union and Amy Klobuchar. Cory gives his thoughts on those topics and we hear from Duchess Harris, a professor at Macalester College, sharing her opinions on the speech and Senator Klobuchar's upcoming announcement. >> Listen Now!

Harris Talks about Black Women Seizing the Political Stage

...Jeff Schechtman’s guest for this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast is a professor and historian of black feminist politics, Duchess Harris. In her book Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Trump, she explains how black women have taken control of the mainstream progressive agenda, and why this should come as no surprise given the history of women like Ida B. Wells, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Rosa Parks. Harris points to the multiplier effect that social media has given to black women today, and how they have used it in transformative ways. >> Listen to the Podcast Now!

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