Rebecca Carroll is a cultural critic and Editor of Special Projects at WNYC, where she develops and produces a broad array of multi-platform content, and hosts live event series in The Greene Space, as well as her weekly on-air conversation series about race and culture, REBEL. Rebecca is also a critic at large for the Los Angeles Times, and her personal essays, cultural commentary, profiles and opinion pieces have appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Guardian, Essence, New York Magazine, Ebony, and Esquire, among other publications. She is the author of several interview-based books about race and blackness in America, including the award-winning Sugar in the Raw, and her memoir, Surviving the White Gaze, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.