In this week’s episode, we interview Peniel E. Joseph, distinguished University of Texas at Austin history professor and of author of The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. (Basic Books, 2020) – abiography that explores the lives and philosophies of two iconic African American leaders. This interview was recorded via an online Zoom session in July 2020.
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Out this month is Overnight Code: The Life of Raye Montague, the Woman Who Revolutionized Naval Engineering by BIO member Paige Bowers, with David Montague.