Thomas Chatterton Williams is the author of the memoirs Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race and Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture. His next book, Nothing Was the Same: The Pandemic Summer of George Floyd and the Shift in Western Consciousness, will be published by Knopf. Williams is also a contributing writer for The Atlantic and New York Times Magazine. His writing has also appeared in the New Yorker, Le Monde, the Guardian,
Harper’s, London Review of Books, and others.
Thomas Chatterton Williams