After the “American Dirt” controversy and the police murder of George Floyd, the publishing industry has faced a reckoning for its dismal record on internal diversity and the failure to publish diverse voices. As one of the few Black executives, Krishan Trotman shares her experience both as an editor and published author. We also discuss the genesis of her book, “The Queens of the Resistance,” which profiles Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Maxine Waters, Elizabeth Warren, and Nancy Pelosi.
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