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‘Caste’ author Isabel Wilkerson on America’s race and class hierarchy

Racism, both past and present, remains at the forefront of the American national conversation. Now, a new book by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines how hierarchy and class are substantially intertwined with race in America. Jeffrey Brown talks to Isabel Wilkerson, author of “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent,” as part of our ongoing coverage of arts and culture, Canvas.

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