62 minutes | Oct 5th 2020

On biracial identity (with Thomas Chatterton Williams)

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Jane and Thomas Chatterton Williams talk about mixed-race identity, race and racism, and what being biracial means now.


Resources:

"My Family's Life Inside and Outside America's Racial Categories" by Thomas Chatterton Williams, NYT

"A Detailed Look at the Downside of California’s Ban on Affirmative Action" by Kevin Carey, NYT

"Thomas Chatterton Williams on Race, Identity, and “Cancel Culture”" by Isaac Chotiner, NYT

"The Great Escape From Slavery of Ellen and William Craft" by Marian Smith Holmes, Smithsonian Magazine

"Black With (Some) White Privilege" by Anna Holmes, NYT

"Still Processing: Being Biracial" by Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, NYT

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


Guest:

Thomas Chatterton Williams (@thomaschattwill), Contributing Writer at New York Magazine, Columnist at Harpers Magazine


Host:

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior Politics Reporter, Vox


Credits:

Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

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