Africa http://publicradiotulsa.org en "After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/after-freedom-rise-post-apartheid-generation-democratic-south-africa <p>We are pleased to welcome Katherine S. Newman back to our show. She's the Dean of Arts and Sciences as well as a professor of sociology at the Johns Hopkins University, and she's also the author of several books on poverty, the working poor, and the consequences of inequality, including "The Accordion Family" and "The Missing Class." Newman speaks with us about her newest book, which she co-authored. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:34:55 +0000 Rich Fisher 58230 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa" Former Journalist Amanda Lindhout Offers a Difficult Yet Inspiring Memoir: "A House in the Sky" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/former-journalist-amanda-lindhout-offers-difficult-yet-inspiring-memoir-house-sky <p>On today's ST, we speak with Amanda Lindhout, who formerly worked around the globe as a freelance journalist and photographer, and who now runs the Global Enrichment Foundation, a non-profit organization --- which she founded about four years ago --- supporting development, aid, and education initiatives in Somalia and Kenya. Lindout speaks with us about her recently published memoir, which she co-wrote with Sara Corbett, and which has been getting some stellar reviews. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:52:30 +0000 Rich Fisher 46437 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Former Journalist Amanda Lindhout Offers a Difficult Yet Inspiring Memoir: "A House in the Sky" "Running the Rift: A Novel" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/running-rift-novel <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Naomi Benaron about her debut novel, "Running the Rift," which appeared in soft-cover back in October, and which was awarded the Bellwether Prize in 2010 (which is given biennially to an unpublished novel that confronts social issues). "Running the Rift" is set in Rwanda; it begins in 1994 and runs, as a narrative, through 1998. Thus it takes place in a country that knew horrific genocide in a devastatingly hellish conflict that pitted neighbor against neighbor. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 19:27:38 +0000 Rich Fisher 32015 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Running the Rift: A Novel"