This week I spoke with award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat about why it’s important to tell specific stories that complicate the immigrant narrative in the U.S. Writer Zeba Blay shared insights from her new book about Black women in pop culture, “Carefree Black Girls.” TV and filmmaker Felicia Pride discussed her focus on Honeys in her work in entertainment. And on Sippin’ the Political Tea, foreign policy expert Hagar Chemali and Dr. Leah Wright-Rigueur of Johns Hopkins University, a leading expert on Black Republicans, joined me to discuss the significance of the death of one of the last moderate Black conservatives, Colin Powell.
A Haitian Author on Her Family’s Immigration Story, Celebrating & Supporting Black Women in Media, and What We Lose Politically with the Death of Colin Powell
Oct 22, 2021 | Our Body Politic