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MK Asante On Education, The Election, And The Experiences Of Black American Youth


MK Asante is the author of the critically acclaimed 2013 memoir, Buck, which traces his rise from North Philly hustler to distinguished professor. 

Six years on, he remains on the cutting edge of how people are telling the story of the Black experience in America. In his latest endeavor as the host and executive producer of two Snapchat original series: While Black and Free Tuition Asante harnesses social media to create a forum for Black youth to discuss the issues of their day including, police brutality, politics, and education.

MK Asante joins Tom for the hour on Zoom, from his home in Baltimore.


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