June 10th, 2020
Reopening Sioux City; Racial Reconciliation after a Century in Arkansas
This week on The Exchange, we talk with essayist and activist J. Chester Johnson about his new book Damaged Heritage: The Elaine Race Massacre and a Story of Reconciliation. Johnson’s beloved grandfather took part in the massacre where hundreds of African American share croppers where killed. His grandfather was also a member of the Klu Klux Klan. Also today, we talk with Mount Marty College associate professor of English Jim Reese about his new book, Bone Chalk…?