"Live Wire House Party" with Ijeoma Oluo, Danez Smith, and Amythyst Kiah | Live Wire Radio
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Ijeoma Oluo, Danez Smith, and Amythyst Kiah
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In response to nationwide protests against police brutality, host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello share conversations with writer Ijeoma Oluo, who unpacks the themes of systemic racism in her book So You Want to Talk About Race; poet Danez Smith, who explains how they're looking for leadership elsewhere in their poem “My President;” and singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah, who performs her Grammy-nominated song “Black Myself."

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  • Writer Ijeoma Oluo unpacks the themes of systemic racism in her book So You Want to Talk About Race at 2:40
  • Poet Danez Smith, who explains how they're looking for leadership elsewhere in their poem “My President” at 19:50
  • Singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah, who performs her Grammy-nominated song “Black Myself" at 37:27

 

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