Workin' it Out Podcast
Race to Write: Black Authors on America's Racial Reckoning
April 27, 2021
Vanessa J. Weaver, PhD
Lissa Jones, host of “Black Market Reads,” joins Dr. Weaver to discuss the role of Black authors and literature in the current racial reckoning in her hometown of Minneapolis and across the country.
In this Episode
- The impact of poet Amanda Gorman
- The origin of “Black Market Reads”
- The role of literature in the Black experience
- How Black authors and literature have influenced Lissa’s approach to diversity and inclusion.
- How the racial reckoning in Minneapolis has shaped “Black Market Reads”
- How “Black Market Reads” has shaped the national conversation about race
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