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What Is A 'Whitopia' — And What Might It Mean To Live There?00:00
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Rich Benjamin talks about his time in "Whitopia" at TEDWomen in 2015. (Marla Aufmuth/Courtesy of TED)
Rich Benjamin talks about his time in "Whitopia" at TEDWomen in 2015. (Marla Aufmuth/Courtesy of TED)

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Adaptation

About Rich Benjamin's TED Talk

As America becomes more multicultural, Rich Benjamin has noticed a phenomenon: some communities are actually becoming less diverse. So he got out a map, found the whitest towns in the USA and moved in.

About Rich Benjamin

The author of Searching for Whitopia, Rich Benjamin observes modern society and politics. Benjamin is a senior fellow at Demos, a multi-issue think tank, and is just completing a novel on money, loss and heterosexual melancholy.

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