TEDxHampshireCollege – Jay Smooth – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race

“We are not good despite our imperfections; it is the connection that we maintain with our imperfections that allows us to be good.”

Jay Smooth is host of New York’s longest running hip-hop radio show, the Underground Railroad on WBAI 99.5 FM in NY, and is an acclaimed commentator on politics and culture.

In this talk, he discusses the sometimes thorny territory of how we discuss issues of race and racism, offering insightful and humorous suggestions for expanding our perception of the subject.