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Episode 103: Racial Politics Episode 103: Racial Politics
THE ROTUNDA - A recap of Miami GOP Sen. Frank Artiles use of racial slurs and other controversies leading to his resignation. Florida Times-Union reporter Tia Mitchell was first to probe and shine a spotlight on the private conversation held at the members-only Governors Club. Gomes and Mitchell chronicle the bipartisan outrage following Artiles’ use of the N-word and other derogatory terms. Plus, Philip Singleton, also known as the Hip Hop Lobbyist explains why the harshest racial slur in American English is a mainstay in pop culture.