Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Maya Angelou has chronicled her life as a poet, playwright, performer, and more in a series of memoirs. She joins Diane to present her latest, which focuses on the 1960s, when she became active in the civil rights movement and began writing her first memoir, the 1970 best-seller "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings".
- Maya Angelou author, poet, playwright, and performer
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