Kevin Young on African American Culture, and Its Role in the Country's Cultural Progress

Friday, March 09, 2012

The Sounds of American Culture

In poet Kevin Young's new book, "The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness," Young offers a remarkable, encyclopedic essay on the history of African-American culture. Young explores how African-American culture and American culture have affected one another. The book, part prose and part essay, also explores how African-American culture has become an essential and inextricable part of American culture.

Guests:

Kevin Young

Produced by:

Zachary Dinerstein, Tim Einenkel, Vince Fairchild and Ben Gottlieb

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