John McWhorter on Viewpoint Diversity among Black Intellectuals
"Listen to John McWhorter speak about viewpoint diversity among Black intellectuals, the state of open inquiry in higher education today, and his new book: The Elect: Neoracists posing as antiracists and their threat to a progressive America.
McWhorter is Associate Professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University. He is the author of over a dozen books on issues including race and language. His most recent book, “The Creole Debate and Talking Back, Talking Black,” was published in 2018 by Cambridge University Press. He has written countless articles and commentaries that have appeared in The Atlantic, Reason, The New Republic, Aeon, and many more. He also hosts Slate’s language podcast Lexicon Valley.
McWhorter is the winner of HxA’s 2020 Open Inquiry Award for Leadership."