Carmen is joined by guest co-host Mat Johnson in this episode. Born and raised in Philly, Mat Johnson grew up in the Germantown and Mount Airy sections of the city. As an adult, he has lived elsewhere. His first novel, Drop, was a B&N Discover Great New Writers selection. His second novel, Hunting in Harlem, won the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. He has written for a variety of publications, including a stint as a columnist for Time Out-NY. Mat Johnson currently teaches at Bard College. And his latest novel The Great Negro Plot, is out now in stores.
Mat will be doing readings in New York City and Washington D.C. on Wednesday and Thursday. Click here for more info.
On this episode, Mat and Carmen talk about Black History Month. What are some of the criticisms of Black History Month? Should we change the way the month is celebrated? Does it still serve a purpose?
This episode features the song “NV” by J. Dilla, courtesy of Spectre Entertainment Group.
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