Chicago People’s Summit, Films From The African Diaspora And The Printer’s Row Lit Fest

Everybody’s son
Book cover image courtesy of HarperCollins
Everybody’s son
Book cover image courtesy of HarperCollins

Chicago People’s Summit, Films From The African Diaspora And The Printer’s Row Lit Fest

On today’s show:

  • More than 3,000 people are gathering in Chicago this weekend for the second People’s Summit, Beyond Resistance: A People’s Movement for a Just World.
  • The African Diaspora International Film Festival celebrates its 15th Anniversary in Chicago this year, presenting 16 documentaries and fiction films.
  • We speak with Thrity Umrigar about her book Everybody’s Son, a story about race, politics and upbringing.