“We’re on the road to something new:” Emily Bernard, acclaimed author of “Black is the Body”

Emily Bernard’s latest book of essays, Black is the Body: Stories from my Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine, was named a Best Book of 2019 by NPR and received the LA Times Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose. She has a new essay in the New Yorker. She discusses race, racism, family, restorative justice, and what she hopes will emerge from the current movement for racial justice. (July 8, 2020 broadcast)

Emily Bernard, Julian Lindsay Green & Gold Professor of English, University of Vermont, author, Black is the Body 

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