Q. & A.
Robin DiAngelo Wants White Progressives to Look Inward
The author of “White Fragility” discusses her new book, “Nice Racism.” By Isaac Chotiner July 14, 2021
George Floyd Story
“I will not pretend to bring G.F. to life. Nor pretend to bring life to him. G.F. gone for good.” By John Edgar Wideman July 8, 2021
Derek Chauvin’s Trial and George Floyd’s City
Although many Americans see the former police officer’s conviction as just closure, many in Minneapolis view it as the beginning of a larger battle. By Jelani Cobb July 5, 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse, American Vigilante
After he killed two people in Kenosha, opportunists turned his case into a polarizing spectacle. By Paige Williams June 28, 2021
Mickey Guyton Takes On the Overwhelming Whiteness of Country Music
The “Black Like Me” singer was always told she didn’t fit the genre, so she made it her own. By Amanda Petrusich June 7, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
How Will the Biden Administration Deliver on Racial Justice?
Vanita Gupta, the No. 3 official in the Justice Department, is tasked with delivering on the President’s promises for racial justice. By Dorothy Wickenden May 31, 2021
George Floyd, the Tulsa Massacre, and Memorial Days
The two tragedies make for easy inferences about the importance of commemoration. But this is not how trauma works. By Jelani Cobb May 25, 2021
The Emerging Movement for Police and Prison Abolition
Mariame Kaba, a New York City-based activist and organizer, is at the center of an effort to “build up another world.” By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor May 7, 2021
The New Yorker Radio Hour
The Children of Morelia
Nearly a century ago, five hundred Spanish children were sent away from violence and hunger for a new life in Mexico. Plus, Jelani Cobb on the conviction of Derek Chauvin. By David Remnick April 23, 2021
The Vital Role of Bystanders in Convicting Derek Chauvin
The former police officer’s trial recalled a bygone mode of justice, in which witnesses decided the defendant’s fate. By Jeannie Suk Gersen April 21, 2021 Sections News & Politics Culture Business, Science & Tech Humor Cartoons Books & Fiction Magazine Photography Video Podcasts More Newsletters About Careers Contact FAQ Media Kit Press Accessibility Help
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