Podcast Episode #108 – Soyica Diggs Colbert
This week we interview Soyica Diggs Colbert, the Idol Family Professor of African American Studies and Performing Arts at Georgetown University. Her book, Radical Vision: A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry, published by Yale University Press in April 2021, was described in the New York Times as a captivating portrait of writer Lorraine Hansberry’s life, art, and political activism. Diggs Colbert’s writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Public Books, Metrograph, and American Theatre, and she has been featured on media outlets like NPR, USA Today, and CNN. Soyica Diggs Colbert was interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member Kevin McGruder.