Many Americans are familiar with journalist Ellis Cose through his long-running Newsweek column. Recently, Cose has been traveling the world to focus on individuals who overcome some of life’s toughest challenges. He joins Kojo to discuss what he’s learned from a Somali refugee who now attends Princeton University, and a pair of orphaned brothers raised in foster care after their father killed their mother.


  • Ellis Cose Columnist and Contributing editor, Newsweek; Writer, Host, and Executive Producer, "Against All Odds"

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