Interviews

Chosen People (Oxford University Press, 2013)

I was honored to be interviewed on March 8, 2014 by Columbia's Josef Sorett at the historic Schomburg Library in Harlem where I did most of the research for my first book, part of the talk series "Between the Lines."

I was honored to be interviewed on March 8, 2014 by Columbia's Josef Sorett at the historic Schomburg Library in Harlem where I did most of the research for my first book, part of the talk series "Between the Lines."

Me talking about the Harlem Renaissance for a very long time.

A team of high schoolers interviewed me about the Harlem Renaissance a few years ago and posted it on YouTube, where thousands have watched it. The interviewers did not share their questions in advance, so this is me freestyling for 42 minutes. The link below jumps to the final question: will our country ever achieve racial equality? Answer: I'm hopeful, but not holding my breath.