Host Dick Gordon visits artist Toni Scott, who has spent years making art based on the life of American slaves. She has studied the slave narratives in the Library of Congress, and built life-size castings of people in her work Bloodlines.
Radio producer Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night, drunk and stumbling along the Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes. See more photos here.
When a quarter million people marched on Washington in 1963, the city shut down, and police and military were on guard in case of rioting. Fifty years later, a minister, a photographer, a ranger, and a student turned activist remember it as one of the greatest moments of their lives.