7 minutes | Jul 23, 2021

I support black mediocrity

Andre Williams is a proponent of “Black mediocrity”, challenging the idea that Black lives are only valued in society when they showcase unequal levels of exceptionalism. This talk was filmed at TEDxUTAustin. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts.

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