Mediocre by Ijeoma Oluo, Read by the Author
Take a Deep Dive Into the Legacy of White Male America
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Ijeoma Oluo, the bestselling author of So You Want to Talk About Race, is back, this time taking a closer look at the legacy of white male supremacy in America. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly talk about Mediocre, Oluo’s well-researched examination of how America’s systems have been built to prioritize white and male culture above all else—and that these systems can and must be rebuilt. Her narration is confident and clear, drawing listeners in with appropriate indignation and outrage, and listeners will be moved, disturbed, and inspired by her words.
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