Baratunde Thurston, author of How To Be Black, talks about 'Open-Source Blackness'

Baratunde Thurston: We Need Open-Source Blackness!

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April 16 2012 7:20 PM

Baratunde Thurston: We Need Open-Source Blackness!

Baratunde Thurston is black, yet he’s gone camping! Thurston, author of How To Be Black, would rather live in a world in which this didn’t strike people as ironic. So he’s proposed “open-source blackness”:

You can watch the whole conversation on Bloggingheads.tv.

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