Kitchen Sisters' Black History Month Special | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Kitchen Sisters' Black History Month Special

This Kitchen Sisters' have mined their archives to highlight and tell some fantastic human stories in their unique style. A man tapes the history of his town with a scavenged cassette recorder, a woman fights for social justice with a pie, a DJ ignites his community with a sound. Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Alfre Woodward hosts this richly produced and deeply layered hour long special that resonates for Black History Month. 

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