Culture Wars/Current Controversies

Professor Glenn Loury Talks Culture Wars and Moving Beyond Racial Lines

Marc Lamont Hill sits down with Dr. Glenn Loury, an economics professor at Brown University, to talk about the latest push by conservatives to ban critical race theory and projects, such as the 1619 Project. “Black America is grappling with newer terms of this proverbial ‘culture wars,’ such as anti-racism, ‘woke-ism’ or the true content of critical race theory,” Hill says. Loury says that students in primary and secondary education should learn along the side of color blindness and that race isn’t the most important thing about people of color. All this and more on “Black News Tonight.” To watch BNC programming, visit

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