The day after Thanksgiving, we replay some of Press Play’s best interviews of the year, including one with the niece of civil rights activist James Baldwin. If Thanksgiving has you yearning for a year-long nap, that’s what the protagonist tries to do in Ottessa Moshfegh’s novel. And Joel Sartore is on a mission to photograph all endangered animals.
James Baldwin’s picture book shows realities of urban black childhood
From this Episode:
James Baldwin's niece on his children's book ‘Little Man, Little Man’
Acclaimed writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin wrote a picture book called “Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood.” It follows TJ, a 4-year-old boy living...
Drawing new attention to vulnerable animals through photos
Joel Sartore has traveled all over the world taking pictures of endangered species in their natural habitats. But in 2005, his wife was diagnosed with cancer, and Sartore...
Producers:Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Adriana Cargill
James Baldwin taken in Hyde Park London. Photo credit: Allan Warren