The Remix with Dr. James Peterson
About This Show
"The Remix" is a weekly podcast from WHYY that takes a fresh look at how race, culture and politics intersect. Dr. James Peterson, director of Africana Studies and associate professor of English at Lehigh University, talks to people who are not necessarily in the mainstream news cycle, but who are driving opinions, news and movements through media platforms new and old.
Most Recent Episode
Artist Danny Simmons, a tribute to 'The Funky Drummer,' and Trump's black history blunders
On this episode we talk to artist Danny Simmons about creating opportunities for artists of color. We celebrate the late great Clyde "Funky Drummer" Stubblefield, and we give serious side-eye to the Trump administration's Black History Month antics. Read more...
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Searching and Relevant
Dr. James Peterson is ahead of the curve on analyzing and discussing the implications of trends and pivotal moments in popular culture on various segments of the United States, and at times the world. Dr. Peterson's show features experts and ethnographers with extensive ties to their culture and/or movement (Black- , Hip Hop-, Latino-, Asian-, White-American cultures... Black Lives Matter...). Dr. Peterson's engagement with events and guests yields complex and revealing insights that have the potential to move our collective consciousness forward. Don't sleep on The Remix.
Date published: 2016-08-14