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Randall Kennedy on Obama’s Legacy, Defunding the Police, and Respectability Politics

Bakari is joined by Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy to discuss Barack Obama’s legacy, clerking for Thurgood Marshall, and more!

Joe Biden Sworn In As 46th President Of The United States At U.S. Capitol Inauguration Ceremony Photo by Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images


Bakari is joined by Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy to talk about how clerking for Thurgood Marshall shaped his career (2:59), the legacy of Barack Obama (13:02), and the competing theories on how best to eradicate racism in America (21:42).

Host: Bakari Sellers
Guest: Randall Kennedy
Executive Producer: Jarrod Loadholt
Producer: Kaya McMullen

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