Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear:
- A dramatic reading of excerpts of Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Sharon Grant reads, Bill Resnick introduces.
- Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kiley Reid's debut novel about race and class, Such A Fun Age.
- Musical and documentary excerpts about the banjo's Afro-Atlantic roots and enduring signifiance for American culture.
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