Claudia Rankine — How Can I Say This So We Can Stay in This Car Together?

Krista Tippett, host: Claudia Rankine says that each dialog about race doesn’t must be about racism. She’s revelatory for me, as a white American, about ache factors which might be woven into the material of

Poetry From the On Being Gathering — David Whyte (Opening Night)

Krista Tippett: Poetry studying framed the On Being Gathering this yr, and we’re so comfortable now to share these slices of magnificence, elation, and contemplation with you. Right here’s how David Whyte opened for us

Pádraig Ó Tuama and Marilyn Nelson — Choosing Words That Deepen The Argument of Being Alive

Krista Tippett, host: I really like a phrase of Pádraig Ó Tuama — that we should select phrases that deepen “the argument of being alive.” Each he and Marilyn Nelson are beloved academics to me