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 hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on February 8, 2021.