Dexter Thomas is a culture correspondent for Vice News, covering the intersection of identity and art. He previously wrote for the Los Angeles Times, where he contributed to Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of shootings in his hometown of San Bernardino, CA. He’s quite good at video games, is a PhD candidate in East Asian studies at Cornell University, and is writing a book about Japanese hip-hop.
“Nah.” – Rosa Parks
Me in Three
What’s a favorite piece of advice you’ve received?
One time I met John Carlos – yes, that John Carlos – and he told me I needed to shut up and listen more.
What are you currently obsessed with?
How would you like to spend more of your time?
This pretty much sums up my existence