How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time

In this short TED Talk, Emmy-nominated writer Baratunde Thurston “explores the phenomenon of white Americans calling the police on Black Americans who have committed the crimes of … eating, walking or generally “living while Black.” In this profound, thought-provoking and often hilarious talk, he reveals the power of language to change stories of trauma into stories of healing — while challenging us all to level up.”