Hearing Racial Identity: A History of Radio from Minstrelsy to Podcasts

Since the height of modernism, radio has been a negotiated site of both racial hegemony and political resistance, an amorphous cultural text whose historical record offers a nuanced dialogue between American capitalism, technological determinism, politics of colorblind white liberalism and mass communication. With so-called Golden Age programs like The Amos and Andy Show (1928-1960) and [...]