Rebecca Carroll is a cultural critic and Editor of Special Projects at WNYC, where she develops, produces and hosts a broad array of multi-platform content, including podcasts, live events and on-air broadcasts. Rebecca is also a critic at large for the Los Angeles Times, and a regular columnist at Shondaland and Gothamist. She is the author of several interview-based books about race and blackness in America, including the award-winning Sugar in the Raw, and her personal essays, cultural commentary and opinion pieces have been published widely.
Rebecca Carroll appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Join host Rebecca Carroll and guests Kara Brown, Mona Eltahawy, and Ziwe Fumudoh for a conversation about accountability in media and Trump’s America.
Monday, April 16, 2018
Watch live as the two discuss the twin engines of resistance — art and activism — and a future that appears to be both liberated and threatened by technological innovation.
Monday, November 13, 2017
Watch Rebecca Carroll in conversation with writer Eve Ewing, singer Madison McFerrin, The New Yorker's Alexis Okeowo, cultural commentator Jay Smooth and artist Jamal Lewis.
Monday, November 06, 2017
Join Rebecca Carroll for a podcast pilot with Glory Edim of Well-Read Black Girl, writer Ijeoma Oluo, comedian Abbi Crutchfield and singer Shamir Bailey.
Thursday, November 02, 2017
WNYC's Rebecca Carroll hosts a conversation about creativity and representation with two artists in this year's Artist-in-Residence program: Andy Robert and Julia Phillips.
Monday, September 18, 2017
WNYC's Rebecca Carroll talks how to write about art and culture when perspectives are rooted in identity and racial justice with Fariha Róisín, Antwaun Sargent and E. Alex Jung.
Monday, June 26, 2017
WNYC's Rebecca Carroll talks with the writer, TV host and advocate about writing, activism and her new memoir, "Surpassing Certainty."
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Watch a performance based on the award-winning book that examines how two teens handle the consequences of racial profiling. WNYC's Rebecca Carroll hosts a talkback after the show.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
WNYC's Rebecca Carroll sits down for an unconventional conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and acclaimed director.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
WNYC's Rebecca Carroll talks with Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni about her multimedia performance exploring the intersections of race, class and gender in search of truth, justice and love
Monday, March 27, 2017
WNYC editor Rebecca Carroll talks with the award-winning journalist about how black and brown reporters can deliver balanced coverage with President Trump in the White House.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
WNYC's Rebecca Carroll talks with Peck about his Oscar-nominated documentary on James Baldwin, the prescience of the writer's work and his indictment of American racism.
Monday, December 12, 2016
A conversation with the filmmaker whose critically acclaimed film charts the legacy, saga, celebrity and impact of O.J. Simpson. Hosted by Rebecca Carroll.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Join us for a conversation with the filmmaker whose critically acclaimed film charts the legacy, saga, celebrity and impact of O.J. Simpson. Hosted by Rebecca Carroll.
Friday, December 09, 2016
Photographers LaToya Ruby Frazier and Carrie Mae Weems and art history professor Sarah Lewis talk about celebrating and advancing visual literacy around race.
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Watch our conversation with comedian Negin Farsad, novelist Kaitlyn Greenidge, The New York Times' Greg Howard and more. Hosted by Rebecca Carroll.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Authors Jacqueline Woodson and Daniel José Older examine representation in young-adult fiction. Hosted by WNYC's Rebecca Carroll.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Join us to talk about the challenges of being a white parent raising a black child in the current racial climate and the significance of getting language right when talking about race.
Friday, September 30, 2016
WNYC's Rebecca Carroll launches a new series with a candid conversation on race, violence and white accountability with actor and writer Ethan Hawke.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Watch a conversation with "12 Angry Men" director Stephen McKinley Henderson and actors Wendell Pierce, Roger Robinson and Stephen Tyrone Williams.