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Latest 9 Oct 2021 | Updated Daily

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Wellness, Pandemics, Race & Politics with Jeff Gardere and Andra Gillespie

Addy Hour

Our goal is wellness and health, which seem ever elusive amid a pandemic, the challenges of racial injustices, and the toxicity of our politics. We yearn to move on and past these strains. In this episode, we’ll instead lean into them. You’ll hear unique perspectives, explore uncomfortable topics and experience the power of truthful dialogue. We’ll move ahead together in a conversation with Dr. Jeff Gardere, psychologist and professor, and Dr. Andra Gillespie, political science professor and public scholar.

44mins

3 Mar 2021

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SouthBound: Political Scientist Andra Gillespie Diagnoses The Last Four Years - Was It A Virus Or A Cancer?

SouthBound

Andra Gillespie is director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University in Atlanta. Gillespie writes and teaches about race and American politics. As you can imagine, these past four years she’s been busy. In the latest SouthBound, she talks about our current world of politics and where we're headed from here.

28mins

20 Jan 2021

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January 18, 2021 - Anthea Butler | Bree Carlson | Andra Gillespie

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

The Role of Apocalyptic Evangelicalism and Religious Nationalism in the Storming of the Capitol | Political Organizing in the Footsteps of MLK | MLK's Successor the Reverend Warnock and the Lessons From the Georgia Electionsbackgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

58mins

18 Jan 2021

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Andra Gillespie on Georgia’s Senate runoffs

ourVoices

Andra Gillespie is a political science professor at Emory University in Atlanta. openDemocracy’s editor in chief Mary Fitzgerald spoke with Andra for the recent ourVoices documentary episode on the Georgia Senate runoff races. Their extended conversation dives into the political history of Georgia and why it is suddenly competitive after Biden became the first Democratic presidential candidate to win the state since 1992.

48mins

3 Jan 2021

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November 8, 2020 - Joseph Cirincione | Mark Danner | Andra Gillespie

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

The Madman Melts Down With Thousands of Nukes at His Fingertip | Trump's Followers Believe His Lies That He Won and the Election Was Stolen | The Battle Ahead in Georgia For Control of the Senatebackgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

59mins

8 Nov 2020

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August 8, 2020 - Andra Gillespie | John Lawrence | Thom Hartmann

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Biden Chooses California Senator Kamala Harris as his Vice Presidential Running Mate | The Messaging War Between the Democratic Leaders and the White House Over the Next Stimulus Package | The Hidden History of Monopolies Exposedbackgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

1hr 9mins

12 Aug 2020

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April 27, 2020 - Andra Gillespie | Harry Litman | Chuck Collins

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Stacey Abrams Offers Herself as Biden's VP | Why is Barr Inflaming the Already Overheated Debate Over State Lockdowns? | While 26 Million Americans Run Out of Food and Money, Billionaires Get $308 Billion Richerbackgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

1hr

27 Apr 2020

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January 20, 2020 - Chris Parker | Andra Gillespie | Jessicah Pierre

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

83% of African Americans Say Trump Is a Racist; The Likely Participation of African Americans in the Election; The Revival of Dr. King's Poor People's Campaignbackgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

1hr

20 Jan 2020

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Andra Gillespie, "Race and the Obama Administration: Substance, Symbols, and Hope" (Manchester UP, 2019)

New Books in Political Science

Scholars and pundits have been busy trying to assess the legacy of President Barack Obama. Few have done so with the nuance and comparative approach of Andra Gillespie. In her new book Race and the Obama Administration: Substance, Symbols, and Hope (Manchester University Press, 2019), she examines the promotion of the substantive and symbolic initiatives for blacks. She compares Obama to Presidents Bush and Clinton to assess whether the election of a black president actually changed the status of blacks in the United States.Gillespie is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Emory University and previous published The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America (NYU Press, 2012). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/political-science

26mins

18 Apr 2019

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Andra Gillespie, "Race and the Obama Administration: Substance, Symbols, and Hope" (Manchester UP, 2019)

New Books in African American Studies

Scholars and pundits have been busy trying to assess the legacy of President Barack Obama. Few have done so with the nuance and comparative approach of Andra Gillespie. In her new book Race and the Obama Administration: Substance, Symbols, and Hope (Manchester University Press, 2019), she examines the promotion of the substantive and symbolic initiatives for blacks. She compares Obama to Presidents Bush and Clinton to assess whether the election of a black president actually changed the status of blacks in the United States.Gillespie is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Emory University and previous published The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America (NYU Press, 2012). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/african-american-studies

26mins

18 Apr 2019

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