In his recent book, "Taking Bullets: Terrorism and Black Life in Twenty-first Century America", Haki Madhubuti starts a national debate on Black male empowerment. The debate is aimed towards empowering a generation that’s confronted with disparity and adversity on the streets of every city in America. Host Richard Steele was joined by:
• Poet, educator, and activist Haki Madhubuti.
Plus, we heard about a farmer’s market that’s helping to bring fresh produce and fresh ideas to the Roseland community. For that conversation, we heard from:
• Leroy Chalmers, founder of the South Halsted Farmers Market in Roseland
• Qwonterian Ivy, a youth worker at the market
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