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Toxic Patriotism 16

In the last few years, many Americans have had to square the idea of the American Dream with the realities they face that seem to offer little hope. Mychal Denzel Smith is a fellow at Type Media Center, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about his thoughts on how he wrestles to understand the current moment studied against the long lens of American history. His new book of essays is “Stakes Is High: Life After the American Dream.”

This show first aired in September 2020.