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Ijeoma Oluo is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race and recently released Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America. Her work on race has been featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post, among many others. She has twice been named to the Root 100, and she received the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award and the 2020 Harvard Humanist of the Year Award from the American Humanist Association. She lives in Seattle, Washington.


"While so many people want to become 'thought leaders,' 'bloggers,' or even just 'influential,' Oluo is eons past that."


- Forbes


and unflinching"


- Vogue

"A challenging, sympathetic and beautifully organized how-to manual for anyone who wants to address problems of race and racism in the U.S."


- Shelf Awareness

"[T]his book is much-needed and timely. It is more than a primer on racism. It is a comprehensive conversation guide."


- National Review of Books

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