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The Great Awokening

The Great Awokening

Update: 2020-07-3112
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John McWhorter joins Matt to discuss the changing way we talk about racism in America.

Resources:

"“Latinx” is growing in popularity. I made a comic to help you understand why." by Terry Blas, Vox

"Racist Police Violence Reconsidered" by John McWhorter, Quillette

"The Virtue Signalers Won’t Change the World" by John McWhorter, The Atlantic

"The Dehumanizing Condescension of White Fragility" by John McWhorter, The Atlantic

"‘This Is How We Lost to the White Man’" by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic

"The Case for Reparations" by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic

Ibram X. Kendi wants to redefine racism, The Ezra Klein Show, VMPN


Guest:

John McWhorter (@JohnHMcWhorter), Professor at Columbia University / Host of the Lexicon Valley podcast, Slate


Hosts:

Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox


Credits:

Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

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yakurbe 0112

I like this guy

Aug 4th
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