1 hr 10 min

The Great Awokening The Weeds

    • Politics

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
The Weeds is a Vox Media Podcast Network production

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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
The Weeds is a Vox Media Podcast Network production

Want to support The Weeds? Please consider making a contribution to Vox: bit.ly/givepodcasts

About Vox
Vox is a news network that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines.

Follow Us: Vox.com
Facebook group: The Weeds
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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