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Ten Evenings with Isabel Wilkerson, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures
Isabel Wilkerson on left, cover of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents on right
Ten Evenings lecture with Isabel Wilkerson, author of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
In her ground-breaking book Caste, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Warmth of Other Suns, Isabel Wilkerson, explores how America—today and throughout its history—is shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings.
In Caste, Wilkerson documents how the Nazis studied the racial systems in America to plan their out-cast of the Jews; she discusses why the cruel logic of caste requires that there be a bottom rung for those in the middle to measure themselvesView more
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