Today at Noon we discussed what is going on in Jena, Louisiana, and what it means for the entire country, and for race relations. How will this particular event go down in history? Can Jena be redeemed?
How do you get to be known as “legendary” while still in your 30’s? I don’t know, but I guess Edwidge Danticat does, because she has accomplished this. She joined us to discuss her new book, a memoir. It begins on a day in September of 2004 when she learned that her father was dying and that she was pregnant. From there it moves to her childhood, and her emigration to the U.S.
Hope you enjoyed it!
For more info about Jena 6, click on the names below to go to a couple of other blogs that were mentioned during the show today:
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