The Reconstruction of American Journalism in the Age of Culture War

Farai Chideya

I’ve seen America, and politics, and it’s time to speak the truth.

The coverage of race and xenophobia in American life and politics has often lacked adequate pattern recognition and historical context. I spoke about this in a speech in March, posted below as text and video; and am posting it now, spurred by the recent mass killing in El Paso, Texas. The gunman’s manifesto read that “this attack is a