Segment 1: Poetry Editor for The New Yorker was influenced by childhood in Topeka.
Kevin Young's latest collection of poems Brown reminisces about his childhood in Kansas and how figures like Linda Brown, James Brown and John Brown have made an impact on both a historic and personal level.
- Kevin Young, poetry editor of The New Yorker and director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Segment 2, beginning at 24:00: Should the streetcar expand southwards?
The streetcar's proposed expansion has been a heated topic of discussion lately. We explore conversations, both for and against, as well as check-in on the latest news involving the streetcar.
- Lisa Rodriguez, afternoon newscaster, KCUR 89.3