Politics and Policy

428: Darren Walker

As president of the Ford Foundation, he supported Monticello’s efforts to improve its depiction of the enslaved Black people who built it and of Thomas Jefferson, who owned it. “I believe that Thomas Jefferson and his home are one and the same.” Produced with the Municipal Art Society. Guest host: Jami Floyd. Music: Rashad Brown.

Person: James Baldwin
Place: Monticello
Thing: Manet’s Olympia
Randy’s Thing: COVID

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