Best-selling author explains the research he did for his latest novel, Solar, and the message he wants the book to convey.
Whistleblower and author of No One Would Listen explains how he discovered Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and whether victims had any responsibility.
Environmentalist explains The Story of Stuff project.
Homeboy Industries founder talks about dealing with the realities of gang life and what he hopes the takeaway will be for readers of his book.
CNBC’s business news anchor describes what went wrong over the last few years and discusses whether lessons have been learned.
The Genius in All of Us author explains the role of genetics in everyday abilities and how our environment shapes our genius.
In 1994, Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray warned us in The Bell Curve that “genetic partitioning” was increasingly responsible for economic and intellectual disparity. “Success and failure in the American economy, and all that goes with it,” they wrote, “are increasingly a matter of the genes that people inherit.” They were neither the first nor the last to insist [...]
The Blind Side is based on a true story about a homeless teen who finds a home with a “well-to-do” family in Memphis. The film was directed by John Lee Hancock, based on a book by Michael Lewis and brought Sandra Bullock the Best Actress Academy Award. Does it matter that the homeless teen was [...]
As we celebrate Black History Month, this guest post by legal scholar Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, continues to help frame the narrative.
Pioneering advertising executive explains the title and backstory of his book Brainwashed and how marketing perpetuates the selling of Black inferiority.