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'Black Studies' Scholars Debate the Future

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'Black Studies' Scholars Debate the Future

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'Black Studies' Scholars Debate the Future

'Black Studies' Scholars Debate the Future

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Historians and other scholars are examining the state of black studies. Some 400 black studies programs and departments exist, but there have been few conferences such as the one in New York this weekend, and some say there's an identity crisis. NPR's Margot Adler reports.