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'Above Ground' comprises poems about fatherhood, history and the legacy of slavery

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Author Clint Smith talks with host Scott Tong about his latest book, “Above Ground,” poems about fatherhood, history, and how the legacy of slavery and racism shaped his ancestors’ lives and continues to shape the lives of his children.

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