Rebecca Carroll is a producer of special projects on race at WNYC. She is a regular Opinion Writer at The Guardian US, and the author of five nonfiction books, including Sugar in the Raw, which won the ALA Yalsa Award, and Saving the Race. She is a former producer for The Charlie Rose Show, and hosted talk show DocStock on the Plum TV network, which earned her an Emmy nomination for an hour-long special with iconic documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles. She has held senior editor positions at The Huffington Post and PAPER magazine, and her essays, profiles, and film and book criticism has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Ebony, The Daily Beast, and Gawker, among others.
Rebecca Carroll appears in the following:
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.