© 2020 WFAE
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
NPR Arts & Life

Anand Giridharadas: Do Hateful People Deserve Forgiveness?

Part 4 of theTED Radio Hour episode Why We Hate.

About Anand Giridharadas' TED Talk

Anand Giridharadas spent two years researching a man who committed a string of hate crimes after 9/11. Along the way, he uncovered a striking story of mercy from an unlikely source: the man's victim.

About Anand Giridharadas

Writer Anand Giridharadas was a foreign correspondent and columnist for the New York Times from 2005 to 2016.

He is the author of several books including The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, about a Muslim immigrant's campaign to spare the white supremacist who tried to kill him.

In his most recent book, Winners Take All, Giridharadas argues the global elite's efforts to change the world through philanthropy ultimately favors the rich and powerful, and cements their position on top of the social order.

Giridharadas is also an on-air contributor for NBC News.

Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

We Need Your Help Now More Than Ever

WFAE mask

Our newsroom is hard at work covering everything from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to the aftermath of the election, the race for a vaccine and our communities' fight to rebuild. But we can't do it without you. Support our local journalism with a donation of ANY amount, and we’ll send you a free WFAE member mask courtesy of AllDayMask.com of Monroe.