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The Great Awokening


John McWhorter joins Matt to discuss the changing way we talk about racism in America.


"“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


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


Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox


Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

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