Individual Black Identity


Erin Aubry Kaplan
* Staff Writer, LA Weekly

Dr. Price Cobbs
* Psychiatrist
* CEO, Pacific Management Systems

Houston Baker
* Professor of English and Afro-American Studies, Duke University
*Author, Turning South Again (Duke University Press, 2001)

Karla Ballard
* President, Nation Urban League's Young Professionals Organization

As more blacks enter the middle class, they're encountering a unique set of problems. Many Blacks who've "made it" in today's society say they find racial barriers still in place. And they often do not feel accepted as individuals but always judged on the basis of their color. Juan Williams talks with guests about the mental stress — even the rage — that goes with being middle-class and African-American.



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