BLACK AMERICAN REFUGEE
The Black Reality Think Tank radio broadcast is honored to welcome Ms. Tiffanie Drayton author of a powerful treatise entitled “Black American Refugee: Escaping the Narcissism of the American Dream.”
Tiffanie Drayton is a 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 TobagoAfter following her mother to the US at a young age to pursue economic opportunities, one woman must come to terms with the ways in which systematic racism and resultant trauma keep the American Dream inaccessible to Black people. Reviewers and critics have indicated that Ms. Drayton’s book is the most anticipated” book of February by Marie Claire, Essence, and A.V. ClubThis work is “A welcome addition to the literature on race in America…. Drayton has a powerful story and the voice to do it justice.” —Kirkus Reviews.
Dr. William Rogers is the program host and producer.