Episode 78 | How Are You Really Doing? : Survival, MS, and Racial “Healing” in 2020 – feat. Dr. Linda Chavers, PhD

Today we are joined by Dr. Linda Chavers, Ph.D. We chat about her MS story, racial “healing” in 2020, and a recent article she wrote in the Boston Globe on race, racism, and white people.

Linda Chavers is a Lecturer in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard. She completed her Ph.D. in African American Studies with a focus on literature in 2013 from Harvard University. She writes essays and memoir for various publications such as Gawker, Dame, Elle, The Offing, and Rumpus. She’s also a fellow MSer.

Find Linda online at her website: www.lindachaverswrites.com; find her socials there. The article we discuss in the episode can be found here: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/09/magazine/what-too-many-white-people-still-dont-understand-about-racism/

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