Tanner Colby – Some Of My Best Friends Are Black

David welcomes writer Tanner Colby to chat about his book Some Of My Best Friends Are Black. Named after the phrase that African-Americans find so offensive, this book was inspired by the 2008 Presidential election when Colby realized that although the country was about to elect a black president, he didn’t actually know any black people. This curiosity sent Colby around the country to explore the successes and failures of integration in the United States.

Original Air Date: 07-18-2012

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