February is Black History Month, so for this month's playlist we're featuring episodes from the archive that tackle questions about social, economic, and racial justice. We've included shows on twentieth-century intellectual titans W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin, we consider the role of righteous rage in the fight for justice, and we ask whether white privilege—or any racial concept—is the best way to frame questions of systematic injustice.
Take a listen!
Black History Month
|Myisha Cherry, Professor of Philosophy, University of California Riverside
|The Value of Anger
|Christopher Freeburg, Conrad Humanities Scholar and Professor of English, University of Illinois
|Baldwin and Racial Justice
|Christopher Lebron, Professor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University
|Why Race Matters
Naomi Zack, Professor of Philosophy, Lehman College, City University of New York
|Is White Privilege a Distraction?
Lucius Outlaw, Professor of Philosophy and Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education, Vanderbilt University
|Thoughts on the Doubling of Consciousness