Racial Equity

Race and Politics in America: Where are We in 2008?

July 3, 2008  • Aspen Institute Staff

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Richard Thompson Ford, Shelby Steele and Charles Kamasaki discuss the immigration question that has changed politics in the last two years. The panelists also address the challenge posed by discussing racism in the public sphere.

Hosted by the Aspen Institute, The 2008 Aspen Ideas Festival will engage its participants in a variety of programs, tutorials, seminars and discussion events which together are guaranteed to charge the atmosphere with vibrant intellectual exchange. Think of it as a week-long summer university for the mind — remarkable lectures and classes across a stimulating array of topics.