Richard Rodriguez: "Brown: The Last Discovery of America"
President's Lecture Series; Annual Literary Festival
Richard Rodriguez, essayist and journalist, discusses the history and racial identity issues of Hispanic Americans and racially mixed people. He explains why the American classification of race into black and white is ineffectual and proposes the color brown as a more accurate term to describe and represent Hispanics and other racially mixed peoples.
Rodriguez, Richard, "Richard Rodriguez: "Brown: The Last Discovery of America"" (2004). President's Lecture Series. 55.