Myths and Truths Series
This 13- part series provides listeners with a guided tour of the current controversy about affirmative action. Each installment in this sequential series is structured to explore a widely held belief or assertion about affirmative action. Upon closer inspection, each belief is shown to be false, distorted, or unsupported by the evidence. As each belief is revealed to be a myth and debunked, the ensuing discussion re-analyzes the issue by offering information, research, and personal accounts from a range of commentators, including academics, activists and every day Michiganders. The series was aired on Michael Eric Dyson’s Dyson Talk radio show and was written and produced in collaboration with Kimberle Crenshaw and the African American Policy Forum. This series is a project of the Affirmative Action Research and Policy Consortium, a project of the African American Policy Forum.
To view each myth, please visit the pages in the navigation or for a condensed listening experience, visit here.
Episodes are hosted by:
|Michael Eric Dyson||Kimberle Crenshaw|
In addition to accessing the shortened, online version of our ” 13 Myths About Affirmative Action,” readers can also click here to find the full length version our myth booklet. In this booklet, readers will find valuable resources and statistics further revealing the need for the policy of affirmative action to address the inequalities in today’s society.