A BLACK MAN IN AMERICA'S WHITEST TOWNS | RICH BENJAMIN | TED TALKS

As America becomes more and more multicultural, Rich Benjamin noticed a phenomenon: Some communities were actually getting less diverse. So he got out a map, found the whitest towns in the USA — and moved in. In this funny, honest, human talk, he shares what he learned as a black man in Whitopia.

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