This week, the Trendy Love podcast revisits “Race Wasn’t an Challenge to Him, Which Was an Challenge To Me,” an essay by Kim McLarin revealed in 2006 that asks the query: Is it potential to disregard race in an interracial relationship? In 2020, Ms. McLarin’s reply nonetheless holds resonance: No, it’s neither potential nor productive.
Ms. McLarin, a memoirist and critically acclaimed novelist, is a former workers author for The New York Instances, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Related Press. Ms. McLarin has additionally taught at Northeastern College, Fairfield College and Emerson Faculty. Her newest e-book is “Womanish: A Grown Black Woman Speaks on Love and Life.”
Keep tuned after the studying to listen to an up to date postscript from Ms. McLarin, in addition to the unique postscript from Ms. Toussaint.