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 KSVR Studios Special 
 Whiteness and the co-creation of the ‘other’
 KSVR Studios  
 Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) 
An exploration of the nature of race, racial identity, and how they developed, starting from the fact that Barack Obama has an African father and a white mother – and was raised by his white grandparents.
Produced by Dave McConnell
Audio editing by Dee Ross
Theme: Caprice by Simeon ten Holt
Dr. Ernest Tutt, minority studies and communications faculty of Skagit Valley College uses facts, humor and insight to delve into the history racial identity and the ‘need’ for ‘otherness’.

There is a 40 second musical bridge beginning at 31:15; local notes may be added.

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00:58:03 English 2008-01-16
 Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, Washington
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Why is Obama Black?  00:58:03  128Kbps mp2
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