Getting Beyond the 'Acting White' Insult

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Minnesota Public Radio

This issue doesn't just affect African-Americans, said Duke University professor William Darity, Jr. "We have a widespread sentiment that suggests there is some kind of discount for being intellectually a high achiever. I want to argue that there is no evidence that the degree of anti intellectualism is greater in the black community than anywhere else," he said.