Debra Dickerson

Debra Dickerson is the author of The End of Blackness andAn American Story.

March 28 2012 1:56 PMSucker-PunchedThis 5-year-old black comedian jokes about being beaten.
High Concept
Aug. 11 2004 12:09 PMRacist Like MeWhy am I the only honest bigot?
April 9 2003 5:03 PMLosing My Fear of Falling on My Face
The Book Club
Jan. 22 2002 7:44 PMExplaining King's Carnal Pathology
The Book Club
Dec. 19 2001 11:50 AMThe Bible as Literature
Aug. 27 1996 3:30 AMEqual OpportunismUPN's new black sitcoms.
High Concept
Sept. 3 2004 9:03 AMFirst ClassIs it possible to raise rich kids who don't have a sense of entitlement?
July 13 2004 2:22 PMBill CosbyAmerica's granddad gets ornery.
April 8 2003 4:25 PMWorkarounds to the Front
The Book Club
Jan. 21 2002 6:53 PMCapturing the Movement
The Book Club
Dec. 18 2001 11:47 AMWould God Be Tolerated Without the Pestilence and Punishments?
  Slate Plus
Jan. 27 2015 11:18 AM Slate Voice: “American Liar” Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.