His memoir "The Color of Water", about growing up as the son of a black Baptist minister and a Jewish mother, spent two years on the New York Times Bestseller list. Now author and jazz musician James McBride joins Kojo for a discussion about his new novel, based on the Buffalo soldiers of World War Two.


  • James McBride Author, Miracle at St. Anna (Riverhead Books); musician; composer

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