Dr. Neal Lester on Rap, Culture, and the N-Word

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Aug 13 2019 53 mins  

Way back in October of 2017, I talked to Dr. Neal Lester about the first ever college-level class designed to explore the 'N-word' that he started teaching over a decade ago (4:47), why he believes that the 'N-word' is like no other (15:28), what he thinks about non-black kids using the word at concerts (28:36), and the ways in which the media talks about the 'N-word' and rap as a whole (39:01). 

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