Author Thomas Chatterton Williams is a unique and insightful voice of the American cultural landscape. Contributor at New York Times Magazine and author of Losing My Cool, Williams’ racial commentary emphasizes the need to transcend racial categories to help depolarize American racial life. In this conversation he and John Wood, Jr. discuss their biracial upbringings, talk about the meaning of “Blackness,” chat about antiracism as an ideology, the writings of Ibram Kendi and more. Learn about Braver Angels at www.braverangels.org Follow Twitter: @thomaschattwill @JohnRWoodJr @BraverAngelsFacebook: @BraverAngels
January 15, 2022 at 6:20 a.m.. by Melinda Burrell. On December 31st, as I uncorked champagne with my family, my stomach suddenly clutched with dread.