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The February Readers’ Review panel commemorates Black History Month with a discussion of “Native Son” by Richard Wright. It’s a grim portrait of race relations in 1930’s Chicago.
- E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
- Kwame Holman Congressional correspondent for the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
- Valerie Babb professor of English at Georgetown University
- Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
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