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.
Bananas marked with the letters of a predominantly African American sorority were hung along nooses at American University this week. While the university denounced the act as a hate crime and is investigating the incident with city police, students protested Tuesday, threatening to withdraw from the school. Administrators’ actions are being closely monitored by a students activists who also protested last September, after a banana was reportedly thrown at a African American student in her dorm room. Kojo discusses the incident and the response of both students and staff.
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