In author Jabari Asim's fictionalized St. Louis -- the 'Gateway City' first introduced in his short story collection 'A Taste of Honey' –- characters come to grips with the fallout of the civil rights era in surprising ways. We talk with Asim about the fictional world he created and examine the realities of how we deal with race in America today.
From million-dollar prizes to new billion-dollar super-charities, American philanthropies are experimenting with new ways to spur innovation and solve pressing public policy challenges. Kojo explores the past, present and future of philanthropic giving.
- John Hurvitz Partner, Covington & Burling; Legal Advisor, Advanced Market Commitment Working Group
- Tom Vander Ark President, X-Prize Foundation
- Ian Wilhelm Reporter, Chronicle of Philanthropy
- Joel L. Fleishman Professor of Law and Public Policy, Duke University; author, "The Foundation: A Great American Secret" (Public Affairs)
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