Anna Holmes is an award-winning writer who has contributed to numerous publications, including The Washington Post, The New York Times and The New Yorker online. She is the host of the podcast About Race.
The Atlantic has launched a new project called “Inheritance” that takes a close look at US history and the ways in which Black life has been excluded from historical narratives. The series will feature writing by a wide range of authors, including Anna Deavere Smith, Vann Newkirk, Clint Smith, Anna Holmes, and Danielle Allen. Anna Holmes joins us to discuss her article for the project titled, “The Magazine That Helped 1920s Kids Navigate Racism,” about The Brownies Book, which was edited by W.E.B. Du Bois. 
On this episode of The Waves, Christina Cauterucci, Rachelle Hampton and Anna Holmes discuss New York state senate race candidate Julia Salazar, the comebacks of women and US Open final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka.  Podcast Production by Danielle Hewitt. Production Assistance by Alex Barasch  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In hour four, Megan Collins of StyleGF stops by to dredge up old tweets, and Anna Holmes of Topic and Jezebel talks tennis and airline status with Rembert. Rembert Browne is hosting a 24-hour podcast marathon to raise money for his former youth tennis camp, Coach Wink's NJTL, in Atlanta to attend the US Open. You can donate to the cause at
This week, Christina, Hanna and Anna discuss Miss America being lead by two women, season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale, and the white Oakland woman who called the cops on black people having a BBQ cookout. Producer: Veralyn Williams Production assistant: Daniel Schroeder Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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New York, USA
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