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Books

I am the author of several books including, most recently, Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America, nominated for the 2013 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-fiction. 

Journalism

I am a regular contributor to Slate magazine, writing on issues of race, politics, and popular culture.

Speaking

I am available to speak at universities, libraries, conferences, in book club discussions, and at special events. You can book me for yours and check out my latest appearance with Baratunde Thurston and Soledad O'Brien at Our National Conversation about Conversations About Race.