• How were Mexicans portrayed in the new Wolverine movie, Logan?
  • How were Black Americans portrayed in the new Wolverine movie, Logan?
  • Was the black family in Logan actually white?
  • Does Dr. Darron Smith like the music of the late George Michael?
  • Why do Cholos like Morrissey?

All these questions and more are discussed in the latest installment of The Racism 101 podcast with Dr. Darron Smith and guest, Azul Uribe.

Please leave an email question for Dr. Darron Smith to answer on the podcast.  You can either fill in the form below or email your questions to: racism101@rationalfaiths.com


    In this episode, Azul discussed the Cholo’s love of Morrissey’s music. Click here to read about this love. 

    Azul also discussed an upcoming Pixar movie, Coco:


    Azul’s personal blog:


    “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.”
    –James Baldwin

    Dr. Darron T. Smith is a faculty member at the University of Memphis in the Department of Sociology. He is frequent political and cultural contributor for Huffington Post on various issues of inequality in the form of racism, classism and other systems of U.S. based oppression. He has also contributed to various forums from Religion Dispatches and ESPN's Outside the Lines to The New York Times and Chicago Tribune op-ed sections. Dr. Smith’s research spans a wide myriad of topics on including healthcare disparities, Religious Studies, Race & Sports, Stress & Mindfulness, Transracial Adoption and the Black Family. His current research focuses on healthcare workforce discrimination involving African American physician assistants. His is the author of, When Race, Religion & Sports Collide: Blacks Athletes at BYU and Beyond, was recently released to critical praise in November 2016.

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