Racial "passing" is a controversial topic in American history. Bob talks to author Marcia Dawkins about this and more. She's the author of Clearly Invisible: Racial Passing and the Color of Cultural Identity.
Then Bob talks with Lakesia Johnson about women such as Sojourner Truth, Angela Davis, and Michelle Obama. Johnson is an English professor and the author of Iconic: Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman which documents the lives and trials of African American women who refuse to be stereotyped. [Broadcast Date: August 21, 2012]