His bestselling book is now available. Woke Racism: The New Religion That Has Trayed Black America New York TimesJohn McWhorter is a Columbia University linguist who writes columns. He argues Robin DiAngelo and Ibram X. Kennedi are the best ideas. The 1619 projectBlacks are being undermined by a sharpening of racial divisions, and distracting away from real obstacles to progress.
Nick Gillespie talked to McWhorter, 56, about the benefits that whites get from supporting an ideology that makes them devils and how blacks gain by being “victims” of that ideological agenda. He also discussed what Americans need to do in order for America’s future to be more harmonious.