In this conversation on race, I’m joined by Dr. Elwood Watson, a Professor of History and African American Studies at East Tennessee State University. His areas of specialty are in 20th Century Post World War II U.S. History, African American History, African American Studies, Gender Studies, Popular Culture, and ethnographic studies.
Elwood is an author. His most recent book is “Keeping it Real,” essays on race and racism, white supremacy, and contemporary issue in the Black community.
- First experience with racism at his first job
- Donald Trump and white supremacy, antisemitism, homophobia
- Violence against Black bodies
- Self-hatred and internalized oppression in the Black community
- Thoughts on Bill Maher and racism
- The candidacy of Hillary Clinton and why she lost
- How racism is a health hazard
- The candidacy of Joe Biden
- Sexuality in popular culture
- Living, driving, jogging while Black
Dr. Elwood Watson
Dr. Elwood Watson is a professor of history, African American Studies, and Gender Studies at East Tennessee State University. He is the author of several books and articles. His latest work Performing American Masculinities: The 21st Century Man in Popular Culture published by Indiana University Press.
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