A cultural response to the election with professors and popular culture experts Natalie Bullock Brown and Mark Anthony Neal.
After years of mostly staying out of the spotlight, comedian Dave Chappelle hosted NBC's "Saturday Night Live" last week. Chappelle's opening monologue mirrored the stand-up comedy that helped make him famous more than a decade ago. Chappelle's jokes grappled with a Trump presidency.
For decades, politicians have used coded language to talk about race without addressing it explicitly. Terms like "welfare queen," "illegal aliens" and "thug" are used to elicit responses from target audiences without directly addressing race.