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The May Readers’ Review panel discusses Nigerian author Chinua Achebe’s 1958 novel about the inevitable culture clash that follows the arrival of Christian missionaries in an African village.
- 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."
- Valerie Babb professor of English at Georgetown University
- Roger Wilkins professor of history and American culture at George Mason University
- Patricia Griffith novelist and associate professor of English at George Washington University
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