Tope Folarin joins Kojo to talk about his debut novel, which follows a Nigerian American from boyhood to his young adult years as he navigates family, faith and identity. Plus, Folarin's path as a writer and D.C.'s literary scene.
WAMU’s business reporter, Ally Schweitzer, framed the issue this way: “How can jurisdictions balance the needs of a growing population without alienating existing residents who believe change threatens their quality of life?”
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