September 14, 2012 – September 21, 2012
|Fresh off the Democratic and Republican conventions, National Education Association president Dennis Van Roekel shares his thoughts on the Chicago Teachers Union’s strike, the 2012 presidential race, and the role unions will play in this election.Charlton McIlwain, professor of media, culture, and communications at NYU, examines how candidates invoke race in political campaigns, as outlined in his book, “Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns”.
Sports commentator George Johnson is here to update us on the world of sports with his 3-minute sports drill.
Actor and comedian Jimmie “J.J.” Walker reflects on his career and work on the popular 70’s sitcom “Good Times” with his new book, “DYN-O-MITE”.