Whitney Battle-Baptiste is a historical archaeologist and an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of "Black Feminist Archaeology." This interview accompanies the On Being episode "Maya Angelou, Elizabeth Alexander, and Arnold Rampersad — W.E.B. Du Bois & the American Soul." Find more at onbeing.org.
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