December 16, 2020
Ijeoma Oluo on "The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America"
From Washington D.C. to Olympia, Washington, white nationalist groups such as the Proud Boys have been protesting, often violently, the election of Joe Biden as president. New York Times best-selling author Ijeoma Oluo says their actions have long been a part of America’s white male culture. In her new book Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America, Oluo writes that “white manhood is on a suicide mission.” Oluo says “it is our job to pull these men and this country they are so willing to take with them, back from the precipice” We talk with Oluo about the history of white male dominance in America along with why and how it must change in this episode of Life on the Margins