Clifford Thompson received a Whiting Writers’ Award for nonfiction in 2013 for Love for Sale and Other Essays. During this podcast, he and Matt discuss his forthcoming new book, What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man’s Blues. Among other things, What It Is is an exploration of the tension between the values Thompson grew up with and reality of Donald Trump’s America. Regardless of your politics, this is a thought-provoking and honest discussion about race.
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