Natasha Vargas-Cooper

Natasha Vargas-Cooper is an American journalist and author currently blogging for Jezebel. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, GQ, Spin, New York magazine, and Los Angeles magazine.

Vargas-Cooper is the creator and host of Public School, a weekly live story telling series in Los Angeles where writers and performers tell personal stories, based on a theme. Some past participants include Starlee Kine, Paul F. Tompkins, Davy Rothbart, and Julie Klausner.

Guest Appearances

Contributing to Gentrification

Yo, Is This Racist? #689August 14, 2015

Andrew Ti and special guest Natasha Vargas-Cooper finish the week off by discussing contributing to Gentrification. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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Walk Like An Egyptian

Yo, Is This Racist? #688August 13, 2015

Natasha Vargas-Cooper and Andrew talk about The Bangles’ “Walk Like An Egyptian.” Don’t forget to keep leaving us messages by calling (323) 389-RACE.

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Adoption

Yo, Is This Racist? #687August 12, 2015

Natasha Vargas-Cooper and Andrew talk all about adopting non-white babies and growing up with two dads that are not the same ethnicity. Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.

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NDN

Yo, Is This Racist? #686August 11, 2015

Natasha Vargas-Cooper & Andrew talk about the meaning of NDN (Not Dead Natives). Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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N-word Lover

Yo, Is This Racist? #685August 10, 2015

Jezebel Senior reporter Natasha Vargas-Cooper joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they discuss a caller feeling bad for being called an “n-word lover.” Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask if anything is racist.

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