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TKO: Superheroes Of Mixed Races

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Keanu Reeves in 2008.

Racism continues to rear its head and speak loudly in our time.  Will Harris was motivated to write about it, but not in a strictly black-or-white way. 

Harris is a British writer with dual racial backgrounds, and he focuses his work on two other people of mixed race who lived very public lives: Barack Obama and Keanu Reeves.  Will Harris's book is Mixed-Race Superman: Keanu, Obama, and Multiracial Experience.

Rob Goodwin returns with our segment The Keenest Observers to host a discussion on the subject matter.  Will Harris joins us from England.  
 

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