Podcasts

Welcome! Each week, we post fascinating discussions with biographers from around the country and the world.

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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, […]

Podcast Episode #102 – Justin Tinsley

This week we interview Justin Tinsley, a senior sports and culture reporter for ESPN’s “The Undefeated.” He has written commentaries and feature stories about people as varied as Marvin Gaye, […]

Podcast Episode #91 – Tomiko Brown-Nagin

This week we interview Tomiko Brown-Nagin, author of Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality, published by Pantheon in January 2022. Brown-Nagin serves as Dean of […]

Podcast Episode #87 – Sheena Harris

This week we interview Sheena Harris, a Woodburn Associate Professor of history and coordinator of the Africana Studies Program at West Virginia University. Previously, she served as an Associate Professor […]

Podcast Episode #75 – Kevin McGruder

In this week’s episode, we interview Kevin McGruder, Associate Professor of history at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He is a first-time biographer and author of Philip Payton: The Father […]