Kai Wright

The Nation / Colorlines

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Editorial Director of Colorlines.com, a daily online news site that covers issues of racial justice, and author, most recently of Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York; senior writer for TheRoot.com, a site on black politics and culture published by the Washington Post, he also writes about economics and the impact of the recession on black America for The Nation and American Prospect

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