Radio Times in Review: Ethnographer Yaba Blay, Writer Jacob Tomsky, Singer Mary Wilson


Guests: Yaba Blay, Jacob Tomsky,  Mary Wilson

Coming up on today’s show, we’ll hear an excerpt from Marty’s interview with Drexel University professor of Africana Studies, YABA BLAY, about her book, (1)ne Drop, which examines racial identity and colorism through the lens of over 70 interviewees. We’ll also listen back to Marty’s conversation with JACOB TOMSKY, who gave readers some first-hand insight into the hotel industry in his bestselling memoir Heads in Beds. Lastly, we’ll hear our interview with MARY WILSON, formerly of the internationally-renowned girl-group, The Supremes, who were nominated for their first Grammy 50 years ago for the song “Baby Love.”

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