E. Ethelbert Miller: "Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer" (St. Martins)
E. Ethelbert Miller discusses his new memoir. In telling his family's story, and remembering the deaths of his father and brother, he uses not only his own voice but also his sister's. He joins Diane to talk about how all these family ties have shaped the life he's created as a poet and educator in Washington DC.
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."