The Age of Awkward Racism

This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and Assistant Editor and Social Media Manager Akoto Ofori-Atta as they chat with Mother Jones' Adam Serwer and the American Prospect's Jamelle Bouie about "well-intended" racial screwups in political speeches, songs and comments about biracial kids. Plus: We unpack Jay-Z's career evolution -- from rap to business to musical attacks on politicians.

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