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The Great Awokening
Atonement as Activism

Today’s consciousness-raising on race is less about helping black people than it is about white people seeking grace.

Appeared in: Volume 14, Number 1 | Published on: May 24, 2018
John McWhorter teaches linguistics, philosophy, American Studies, and music history at Columbia University. His most recent book is Talking Back, Talking Black (Bellevue Literary Press, 2017).
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