KERA's Think
KERA's Think
May 19, 2021
National Geographic Reckons With Its Racist Past
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The National Geographic magazines you had growing up were fascinating – and problematic. Vox senior reporter Anna North joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the exoticized images and articles once published in the magazine – and to analyze if a recent overhaul has improved the magazine’s approach. Her recent article is headlined “National Geographic Faced Up to its Racist Past. Did it Actually Get Better?”

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