This past May, the world celebrated the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman. He remains one of the great American poets, a brilliant figure in the American imagination that he came,… More»
For our show “Furious Flower: A Celebration of the Greats of African American Poetry” Joanne Gabbin, the founder of Furious Flower, joins us in studio along with Lauren Alleyne… More»
In our episode “Voices of Vietnam: A Lost Homeland,” we spent some time with the oral history of Kim Delevett, recorded by historian Jason Stewart and found within Texas Tech… More»
Recently, the Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public with exclusively the story of slavery on Louisiana plantations. In doing so, it turns the traditional plantation story inside out. Visitors learn about the men and women who were enslaved there, what they did, and where they came from.