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.
Please join Diane and her panel this month as they discuss Eudora Welty’s memoir “One Writer’s Beginning.” Ms. Welty discusses growing up in the South and how her family and surroundings influenced her personality and writing.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Suzanne Marrs Professor of English and Welty Foundation Scholar in Residence at Millsaps College. She is the author of numerous books and articles on Eudora Welty, including 'Eudora Welty: A Biography.'
- 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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