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Escaping The Narcissism of The American Dream

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Next, a conversation with Tiffanie Drayton, author of the new book Black American Refugee: Escaping the Narcissism of The American Dream.  Black American Refugee examines in-depth the intersection of Drayton’s personal experiences, the broader culture and the toll of American racism and global white supremacy on Blacks in the US.

Image Credit: © Marcus Duncan 2021

Image Caption: Tiffanie Drayton_Photo

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  • Tiffanie Drayton, Mother, World Traveler, and Journalist whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Vox, Marie Claire, Playboy, Salon, and Complex, and on Yahoo, among other outlets. She has published two nonfiction young adult books, Developing Political Leadership Skills and Coping with Gun Violence. She grew up in the United States and currently lives with her family in Tobago.


Making Contact Staff:

  • Host/Producer: Anita Johnson
  • Interim Executive Director: Jessica Partnow
  • Staff Producers: Monica Lopez, Anita Johnson, Salima Hamirani

Music Credit:

  • Blue Dot Sessions “Bedroll”
  • Xylo-Ziko “Phase 2”
  • Audiobinger “Garden State”

Author: Radio Project

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