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Sarah Cooper On Comedy In Trying Times; New YA Book 'A Song Below Water'41:09
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Comedian Sarah Cooper says her career was just gaining momentum as venues closed their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Then a short clip of her lip-syncing to President Trump went viral. Cooper joins host Robin Young to talk about her comedy and her role as a black woman comedian during this historical moment. Also, host Tonya Mosley speaks with author Bethany C. Morrow about her new young adult book "A Song Below Water," which tells the story of two black girls with magical powers living in Portland, Oregon. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's June 8, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on June 8, 2020.

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