Nonfiction

370: Emily Raboteau

Many people share this writer’s admiration of John James Audubon as a naturalist and an artist, especially his magisterial Birds of America. “But fewer people know about him as a slave owner and a white supremacist,” she says. Birds, beauty, climate change, and racial justice: it’s complicated. And delightfully so. Produced with Orion Magazine.

Person: John James Audubon
Place: Broadway and 155 St.
Thing: the Rufous hummingbird
Randy’s Person: Milo of Croton

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