But the president's remarks on the Trayvon Martin shooting case are also useful in opening white America's eyes to black America's experience, says author and commentator John McWhorter. McWhorter speaks with Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin.
In the film Equity, investment banker Naomi Bishop navigates the male-dominated world of Wall Street. Screenwriter Amy Fox discusses the film and her research, which included many interviews with women who worked on Wall Street.
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