A picture of Will Smith as the title character in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Want To Learn About Class? Turn On The TV

In the middle class, life seems stable, even lucky — until the Kardashians show up on the TV and mundanely flaunt their wealth and privilege. Rob Henderson is a Ph.D. student at the University of Cambridge, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how he discovered the American class system by the TV he watched growing up. His piece, published in The New York Times Opinion section, is headlined, “Everything I Know About Elite America I Learned From ‘Fresh Prince’ and ‘West Wing.’”