THIS IS AMERICA

Chris Wallace’s MasterClass in Willful White Ignorance

Wallace’s interview with Nikole Hannah-Jones put white America’s denial of the country’s racist history on full display

Photo: U.S. Army Center of Military History

This piece was first published on The Journeyman, my Substack publication, prior to the announcement that CNN+ will shut

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