The world's waterways are important thoroughfares for commerce and international trade. But they're also places where crime and violence occur at alarming rates, often in areas where it's difficult to seek justice under international law. Kojo chats with New York Times reporter Ian Urbina, whose recent series documented human rights and environmental abuses at sea, including a murder that went unreported despite dozens of witnesses.
As a musician he took local political truths and made them universal. With 2006 marking the 25th anniversary of his death, Kojo looks at the life and legacy of Jamaica’s musical icon, Bob Marley.
- Christopher John Farley editor, The Wall Street Journal; and author of "Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley" (Amistad/Harper Collins)
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