The Life and Music of Jimi Hendrix, Plus: James Forman, Jr. on Justice in Black America

On today’s show, Brian Edwards-Tiekert and Cat Brooks dig into the archives to bring you Jimi Hendrix: The Radio Documentary from Pacifica Radio Archives.

Then, James Forman, Jr. joins Cat Brooks to discuss Forman’s book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. They discuss the ways race, incarceration and justice have intersected throughout American history.



  • James Foreman Jr., Professor of Law at Yale University and former law clerk for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

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