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BONUS EPISODE: Confronting the Racist Past of National Geographic

BONUS EPISODE: Confronting the Racist Past of National Geographic

Igor and guest host Danyelle Solomon chat with Susan Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of National Geographic, and discuss the magazine's racist history and its efforts to include more diverse perspectives moving forward.

One of the nation’s oldest magazines is finally facing its racist history. National Geographic Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg joins Igor and guest host Danyelle Solomon, CAP’s senior director of Progress 2050, to discuss the publication’s April issue dedicated to race. Goldberg offers an apology for how the magazine portrayed people of color in the past, addresses the controversy around the current issue’s cover, and talks about steps she’s taking to make sure the magazine includes diverse voices going forward.

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Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Danyelle Solomon is the senior director of Progress 2050 at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.

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Igor Volsky

Vice President

Danyelle Solomon

Former Vice President, Race and Ethnicity Policy

Sally Tucker

Broadcast Coordinator

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications