Articles, Videos, Podcasts


“Let’s Talk about Privilege,”
Dietrich School Flash Class.

“Off the Shelf: Author Talk with Robin Brooks,” UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries Annual Event.

"In Conversation: Literacy,”
Carnegie Museum of Art.

“Author’s Book Talk Events,”
Association for the Study of African American Life and History.


Ms. Magazine

“New Fiction, Old Reality: It’s Time We Pay Attention to the Pandemic Struggles of Black Women”

NPR News

“Pittsburgh-based author's book explores ‘Class Interruptions’ in novels by Black women”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“The Gift of Kwanzaa”

Black Perspectives

“Black Women’s Cultural Production: An Interview with Robin Brooks”

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

“Alternative Facts and Faulty Citations: Urging Students to Use the Library.”

Black Agenda Report

“BAR Book Forum: Robin Brooks’ ‘Class Interruptions’”


“Helping Postdoctoral Scholars Navigate Precarious Times”

Classism Exposed

“Lessons from a Class Straddler: Upward Mobility in Literature”

Classism Exposed

“‘Wishing for Heaven’: Cross-Class Relationships and Contemporary Culture”

Conversations in Atlantic Theory Podcast

Robin Brooks on Class Interruptions

“I want to interrupt the status quo when it comes to discussions about class.”

Being Human Podcast

The Thought Life of Social Justice: An Interview with Robin Brooks.

“What are you doing now to make a positive impact on your life and the lives of others?”

“Class permeates our everyday lives, and it should not simply be relegated to obviously class-invoking subjects like labor unions or political parties.”