To The Contrary

Woman Thought Leader: Yaa Gyasi

02/12/2021 | 26m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Host Bonnie Erbe speaks with Woman Thought Leader Yaa Gyasi. The renowned author is one of a few black women revamping what readers have known to be the traditional genre of fiction. In Homegoing, Gyasi discusses Africa’s Gold Coast- Ghana during the days of the slave trade as well as current issues. Gyasi's follow-up book Transcendent Kingdom, discusses Ghana's present-day issues.

Aired: 02/12/21

Rating: NR

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Funding for TO THE CONTRARY is provided by Sam's Club and the Life Technologies Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Colcom Foundation, the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, and the Sanofi-Aventis Foundation.