Corey Harris has spent his career exploring the roots of African American music. Blues, reggae, and pop music from Cameroon and Mali - all of it is part of his musical palette. It's been an enthralling journey for someone who grew up in suburban Colorado. Corey is convinced that music has the ability to both confront and transcend history. Corey recently received a $500,000 MacArthur grant. Also in this epsiode: a listener connection to our story on Jane Fonda's legacy.