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MK ASANTE’S memoir of being a buck in 90s North Philadelphia

August 22, 2013

GUEST: MK ASANTE

Born in Zimbabwe to American parents and raised in Philadelphia, MK ASANTE is an author of four books, and a filmmaker, hip-hop artist, and tenured professor at Morgan State University. MK was also Malo, the son of an influential African American scholar and dancer mother, a family that became broken, leaving Malo to tough it out in the “Killadelphia” of 90s North Philadelphia. He joins us to discuss his new book, ‘Buck: A Memoir.”

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