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Heather C. McGhee

Heather Charisse McGhee is an American political commentator and strategist. She is a former president and currently a distinguished senior fellow of Demos, a non-profit progressive U.S. think tank. McGhee’s first book is The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.

A conversation with Heather C. McGhee about the zero-sum thinking that has long dominated American attitudes to race and wealth—and how to organize to secure public goods for everyone.

Archon Fung Heather C. McGhee