About Me


Rebecca Carroll is editor of special projects at WNYC New York Public Radio, and host of the forthcoming live to tape podcast Black Folks. She is the author of five interview-based narrative nonfiction books about race in America, including the award-winning Sugar in the Raw, and critically acclaimed Saving the Race. Her essays, cultural commentary, book reviews and feature profiles have appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine Ebony, Essence, The Daily Beast, Jezebel, Gawker, The New Republic, and The Guardian, among others. She is a critic-at-large for the Los Angeles Times, and a regular columnist for Shondaland.