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Journalist Recalls 2.5 Years Kidnapped By Pirates

After being kidnapped in Somalia, Journalist Michael Scott Moore was desperate to escape. But jumping off the deck of a boat didn't work. "They found me eventually with the search lights," he says. He tells 'Fresh Air' about how he was beaten, considered suicide, before eventually being released for ransom. Moore's book is 'The Desert and the Sea.'

Last year, Tufts University hosted a symposium on Art, Race and Politics, which included a panel discussion (and later a concert) with musicians Daniel Carter, Matthew Shipp and William Parker. Kevin Whitehead has a review.

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