Speaker - Shelby Steele

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Shelby Steele is the Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He specializes in the study of race relations, multiculturalism, and affirmative action. He was appointed a Hoover fellow in 1994. Steele has written widely on race in American society and the consequences of contemporary social programs on race relations. In 2006, Steele received the Bradley Prize for his contributions to the study of race in America. In 2004, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal. Steele is the author of White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era and most recently A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can't Win.

6 Programs

Shelby Steele On President-Elect Obama

11.11.08 | 00:37:40 min | 0 comments

Race and Politics in America: Where Are We in 2008?

07.01.08 | 01:11:57 min | 0 comments

Ideas Festival: Shelby Steele's Big Idea

06.30.08 | 00:06:27 min | 0 comments

What’s the Big Idea?

06.30.08 | 00:59:14 min | 1 comment

Barack Obama and the Politics of Race

01.18.08 | 00:33:49 min | 6 comments

Shelby Steele on Why Barack Obama Cannot Win

01.18.08 | 01:10:03 min | 15 comments