#015: The “White People Do Journalism Like This” Episode
Raquel Cepeda, Tanner Colby and special guest Rebecca Carroll discuss diversity in the newsroom and the fluidity of race.
Our guest host for this episode was writer, author and editor Rebecca Carroll.
She has published five books of interview-based narrative nonfiction about race in America, including the award-winning Sugar in the Raw, and critically acclaimed Saving the Race. Her essays, cultural commentary, book reviews and feature profiles have appeared in The New York Times, Ebony, The Daily Beast, Jezebel, Marie Claire, PAPER, and The Guardian. She is currently a Critic-at-Large for the Los Angeles Times, and Editor of Special Projects at WNYC.
Follow her on Twitter @rebel19
Diversity in the Newsroom
The Paradox of the First Black President | New York Magazine
Why Would NY Mag Hire A White Writer To Write On The President’s Relationship With Black People? | Very Smart Brothas
Racial Fluidity and The Year We Obsessed Over Identity
The Year We Obsessed Over Identity | The New York Times Magazine
The Passion of Nicki Minaj | The New York Times Magazine
“Just plain ignorant and stupid”: The New York Times trolls everyone, again, with Nicki Minaj piece | Salon
I Am Black. Rachel Dolezal Is Not. by Rebecca Carroll in the Guardian
How I Got Over by the Roots (album)
How I Got Over by the Roots (title track, video)
Negroland by Margo JeffersonRaquel
The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in Old New Orleans by John BaileyTanner
The Color of Debt: How Collection Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods | ProPublica