'The Three Mothers' Of MLK, Malcolm X, James Baldwin; Right To Literacy

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Author Anna Malaika Tubbs joins us to talk about her new book, "The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation." And, a 2016 lawsuit claimed that Michigan failed to provide Detroit students with the most fundamental of skills: the ability to read. Andrea Thompson, one of the complainants in the lawsuit, discusses what comes next for the families. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 8, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on February 8, 2021.


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