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.
The December Readers’ Review panel prepares for holiday family gatherings with a discussion of Back When We Were Grownups, Anne Tyler’s latest novel, featuring her hallmark Baltimore setting and cast of eccentric characters.
- Patricia Meisol of the Baltimore Sun
- Laurie Kaplan professor of English at Goucher College
- 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."
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