Opening today's program in Brasil – a country undergoing a "coup d'etat" led by 'elites' and wealthy corporate leaders. The first half hour or so features some music & voices from the Northeastern section of Brasil. That leads into a short tribute to Bob Dylan followed by our very own Prince ! The second hour features new releases from Central and West Africa, including two tracks from Haiti as well.
We speak with Marge Barrett about her new memoir Called: The Making and Unmaking of a Nun. She is also the author of the poetry chapbook The Memoir Dress and has published poetry and prose in numerous journals. She has taught at the Loft Literary Center and the Jewish Community Center, among other places.