Gene Demby



Sept. 22 2013 5:31 PM
Gene Demby at the NPR blog Code Switch applauds parents in Hartford, Conn., for complaining about middle schoolers forced to re-enact slavery scenes. But it does raise the question, he says, of how to talk to kids about race.
Sept. 9 2013 5:19 PM
"There's this fiction that there are arbiters who can grant permission to say" the n-word and establish the rules for saying it, Gene Demby writes at the NPR blog Code Switch. But there isn't even consensus on whether or not black people should use it.
July 4 2012 12:41 AM
Gene Demby, writing at the Huffington Post, says that the president is struggling with white support, and he puts the issue in statistical and historical perspective.