Radio Times in Review: The New Jim Crow, Author Toni Morrison, Vocalist Bobby McFerrin

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Guests: Michelle Alexander, Toni Morrison, Bobby McFerrin

Coming up on today’s show, we examine some of the deep-rooted issues that have led to the upheaval in Baltimore when we listen to Marty’s conversation with legal scholar and civil rights attorney MICHELLE ALEXANDER about her seminal book, The New Jim Crow. We’ll also revisit Marty’s conversation with author TONI MORRISON. The acclaimed author has recently made headlines with her comments related to American race relations, and has just released a new book called God Help the Children. Finally we’ll hear from composer and vocalist BOBBY McFERRIN. The ten-time Grammy award winner joined Marty in studio five years ago and is currently on a world-wide tour.

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