Book Discussion on Interracial Intimacies

Professor Kennedy talked about his book Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption, published by Pantheon… read more

Professor Kennedy talked about his book Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption, published by Pantheon Books. The book addresses the issues of multiracial relationships and explores the social context of black/white relationships. In the book, Mr. Kennedy traces the laws, customs, and myths that generally surround interracial relationships in America. The book begins by examining the 1952 Louisiana court battle of a black family who desperately wanted to adopt a biracial child. The book also covers the well-known interracial relationship of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings. Mr. Kennedy explores how interracial relationships have affected society and American culture. After the presentation Mr. Kennedy took questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Interracial Intimacies

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 2003
Last Aired:
Aug 11, 2003

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  • Apr 06, 2003 | 12:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 13, 2003 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2003 | 4:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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