Kojo speaks with "Speak No Evil" novelist and D.C. native Uzodinma Iweala about his second novel and how his local upbringing affects his storytelling.
The District may not have voting rights but it does have a well respected poet laureate. First it was Sterling Brown, now it’s Dolores Kendrick. Learn about these larger than life poetic figures.
- Dolores Kendrick DC Poet Laureate; author, The "Women of Plums" (Phillips Exeter Academy Press).
- Joanne Gabbin Author of "Sterling Brown: The Black Aesthetic Tradition" (Pub: University Press of Virginia) and "The Furious Flowering of African American Poetry" (Pub: University Press of Virginia).
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