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Malcolm Gladwell

Growing up English, Jamaican and Canadian

Malcolm Gladwell discusses his upbringing as the child of English and Jamaican parents, and his own awareness of racial differences.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Reactions to an interracial marriage

Malcolm Gladwell relates the reactions of his English and Jamaican grandparents to his parents' interracial marriage.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Family, race and color

Malcolm Gladwell talks about the variations in race and "skin politics" in Jamaica and America among West Indians and African Americans.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

How does family history affect us?

Malcolm Gladwell and Henry Louis Gates Jr. discuss why family trees continue to be important, and how family history affects us today.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

What makes us who we are?

Malcolm Gladwell and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss the factors that inform our identity — is it our experiences, our family history, society, or a combination of the three?

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments
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