The American Ingredient
About This Show
This podcast examines race in American society from an academic perspective. Focusing on work from social scientists and legal scholars, the American Ingredient demonstrates race is not the only ingredient in making America, but getting the taste just right takes two heaping spoonfuls.
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02: Will multiethnic coalitions transform American elections?
5 days ago
This episode presents the work of Prof. Andrea Benjamin (University of Missouri), whose recent book examines the formation and maintenance of multiethnic coalitions. Using data from multiple local elections, elite interviews, and public opinion surveys, Prof. Benjamin explains how multiethnic coalitions are the future of American politics. She further discusses how these coalitions can drastically change the political empowerment of racial minorities.