Rebecca Carroll is a writer, creative consultant, and host of the podcast Come Through with Rebecca Carroll: 15 essential conversations about race in a pivotal year for America (WNYC Studios). Most recently, she was a cultural critic at WNYC, and a critic-at-large for the Los Angeles Times. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, the New York Times, Ebony, Essence, the Guardian, and New York magazine, among many other publications. She’s the author of several books about race in America, including the award-winning Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America, and Surviving the White Gaze: A Memoir. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and teenage son.