Karina and Matthew talk about exploring historical artifacts up close, Karina’s visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the remarkable story behind an inscription on a clay pot from Edgefield, South Carolina, circa 1865.
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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave by Laban Carrick Hill and Bryan Collier
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill and Francis Vallejo
Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee by Andrea J. Loney and Keith Mallett
Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy
Jefferson’s Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
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