Class and Black America | A Conversation with Bertrand Cooper

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Is the black American experience defined by race in 2021? Or are the struggles of millions of African-Americans far more a symptom of class?

Bertrand Cooper is a deeply insightful yet underappreciated voice on the intersections of race and poverty in American life. In our conversation we talk about popular culture’s representation of black life, the differences in the black experience as a function of class, and Bertrand’s own compelling journey through race, poverty and the ladder of education.

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  1. Yes, we have more black doctors, lawyers, high-ends. But what about the rest? Is affirmative action caput? Is 40 yrs Flat wages that overwhelming?

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