Upcoming Events

Monday, June 12, 7pm: The Strand, New York, NY 

Wednesday, June 14, 7pm: Hill Center, Naval Yard, Washington, DC  

Thursday, June 15, 7pm: Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore, MD

Friday, June 16, 7pm: Politics and Prose, Washington, DC

Monday, June 19, 7pmWatchung Booksellers, Montclair, NJ

Wednesday, June 21: Philadelphia Free Library, Philadelphia, PA

Past Appearances


Isabel Wilkerson in conversation with Rachel Swarns

Brooklyn Historical Society


RaceNYT: A Lynching’s Legacy

RaceNYT: Kathryn Bigelow on New Film about 1967 Detroit Riots

RaceNYT: Adoption Across Racial and Ethnic Lines

RaceNYT: Roxane Gay on Feminism, Race and Charlottesville

PBS News Hour: Book Examines Varied ‘Tapestry’ of Michelle Obama’s American Ancestry


WNYC, New York

WWNO, New Orleans

National Public Radio, Washington, DC

Gimlet Media, New York

WAMU, Washington, DC

WNYC, New York