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This event is in partnership with The New Republic
Speaking of Race is the book for people who have tried to debate and educate and argue and got nowhere; it is the book for those who have stopped talking to a neighbor or dread Thanksgiving dinner. It is an essential and timely book for all of us.
Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, author, and professional speaker, who has appeared on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other international networks. She was formerly a host at National Public Radio, anchoring shows including Tell Me More, Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. For many years, Celeste has been a mentor and managing editor for NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project, training young reporters and editors in broadcasting.
Headlee will be in conversation with Jenn White, an award winning journalist and host of WAMU and NPR's daily talk show 1A. She is also host of the critically acclaimed podcasts Making Oprah, Making Obama, and Sixteen Shots: The Police Shooting of Laquan McDonald.