Editor's note: Over the past few months, there's been a lot of much-needed discussion about the "whiteness" of public radio voices. Poet and radio host Al Letson weighed in last week with an unusual and powerful essay over at Transom.They've graciously shared Letson's essay with Code ...
At 14 or 15 years old, I was with my father when he got pulled over by a police officer. The cop, much younger than him, spoke to my dad like he was trash — I swear the cop called him boy — but my father was cool. He said ...
In honor of National Poetry Month, we will be speaking with different poets throughout the month of April. For the first installment, Al Letson, spoken word poet, playwright and host of NPR & PRX's State of the Re:Union, joins us to discuss his work.
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