The Inner Lives of Passively Suicidal Americans: Why Racism isn’t Just Bad for Black People

Carolyn Rouse, Princeton University (Cultural Anthropology) Why should we care about declining white life expectancies in America? Whites have had advantages for so long, perhaps this is justice? After spending two years interviewing passively suicidal white Americans, in two counties with some of the worse health outcomes in the United States, I argue that we need