Interviewees

Matt Barreto

Matt Barreto
Assoc. Prof., Political Science, Univ. of Washington

Matt A. Barreto, PhD, is an Associate Professor in political science at the University of Washington, Seattle and the director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. Barreto is a founding principal of Latino Decisions … More info

Rich Benjamin

Rich Benjamin
Author, Searching for Whitopia

Rich Benjamin, PhD, is the author of Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America (Hyperion Books 2009), selected for an Editor’s Choice award from Booklist and the American … More info

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Prof., Sociology, Duke Univ.

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department at Duke University. Professor Bonilla-Silva gained visibility in the social sciences with his 1997 American Sociological Review article, “Rethinking … More info

Ronald Brownstein

Ronald Brownstein
Editorial Director, National Journal

Ronald Brownstein, a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of presidential campaigns, is National Journal Group’s Editorial Director, in charge of long-term editorial strategy. He also writes a weekly … More info

Debra Dickerson

Debra Dickerson
Author, The End of Blackness

Debra Dickerson is the author of New York Times Bestseller, The End of Blackness: Returning the Souls of Black Folk to Their Rightful Owners (Anchor Books 2004) which illustrates the evolution of black identity in America … More info

Carlos Galindo

Carlos Galindo
Radio talk show host

Carlos E. Galindo is a radio talk show host and political analyst conducting radio shows in both English and Spanish on four radio stations in Arizona. Mr. Galindo is a weekly contributor to KPFK 98.7 FM Los Angeles and W60 AM Radio … More info

Vincent Hutchings

Vincent Hutchings
Prof., Political Science, Univ. of Michigan

Professor Hutchings, PhD, holds general interests that include public opinion, elections, voting behavior, and African American politics. Professor Hutchings also studies how the size of the African American constituency … More info

Randall Kennedy

Randall Kennedy
Prof., Harvard Law School

Randall Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations. In his most recent book The Persistence of the Color Line: RacialMore info

Claire Jean Kim

Claire Jean Kim
Assoc. Prof., Political Science, Univ. of California, Irvine

Claire Jean Kim, PhD, holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Political Science and Asian American Studies as well as a courtesy appointment in African American Studies at the University of Southern California, Irvine … More info

Tehama Lopez Bunyasi

Tehama Lopez Bunyasi
Asst. Prof., Political Science, Ohio Univ.

Tehama Lopez Bunyasi, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Ohio University. Her research and teaching interests include race and ethnic politics, public opinion, marginal groups, racial … More info

Mike Madrid

Mike Madrid
Political consultant

Mike Madrid is a nationally recognized expert on Latino voting trends and a partner of GrassrootsLab, an innovative public affairs and political consulting firm specializing in California political campaigns and providing online … More info

Ana Puig

Ana Puig
Co-Chair, Kitchen Table Patriots

Ana Puig is a leader in the Tea Party Movement and Co-Chair of the Kitchen Table Patriots (KTP). In 2012 Ana became the FreedomWorks State Director for Pennsylvania. In this role, Ana is FreedomWorks’ lead-in lobbyist … More info

Michael Steele

Michael Steele
Chair, Republican National Committee, 2009-11

A self-described Lincoln Republican, Michael S. Steele was elected Chairman of the Republican National Committee on January 30, 2009 after he earned a place in history in 2003 when he became the first African-American … More info

Tim Wise

Tim Wise
Author, Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority

Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Recently named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader, Wise has spoken in 49 states … More info

Chris Zepeda-Millán

Chris Zepeda-Millán
Asst. Prof., Political Science, Loyola Marymount Univ.

Chris Zepeda-Millán, PhD, was born and raised in the East Los Angeles barrio of Boyle Heights. In 2011 he became the first Chicano to receive a PhD  from the Department of Government at Cornell University and is … More info

John Ziegler

John Ziegler
Documentary filmmaker, Media Malpractice

John Ziegler is a nationally recognized radio talk show host turned documentary film director/writer. His work as a producer and commentator on the Philadelphia-based, prime-time television program, It’s Your Call, won him … More info