Claudia Rankine on the US presidential election, talking to white people about racism and the power of poetry
Claudia Rankine is an acclaimed American writer and poet.
Her most recent book, ‘Just Us’ explores race and white supremacy through by recounting a series of radicalised real encounters with friends and strangers.
She talks to Krishnan about her thoughts on the future of democracy in America, her reaction to the death of US Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg and exploring complex topics through poetry.
This podcast was recorded on Tuesday 22nd September 2020.