With 5 million YouTube hits and counting, Franchesca Ramsey's viral video is heating up the blogosphere. In the video, the comedian dons a blonde wig and pokes fun at the silly, and sometimes offensive, things white girls say to black girls. Host Michel Martin talks with Ramsey about stereotypes and using comedy to talk about race.
In advance of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Republican Convention, Robert Siegel speaks with The New York Times writer-at-large Sam Tanenhaus. They discuss the impact that the Civil Rights Act, passed earlier that year, had on the nomination of Barry Goldwater.
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