Behind the Mic: On A Most Beautiful Thing by Arshay Cooper, Read by Adam Lazarre-White
Hear the Story of America’s First All-Black High School Rowing Team
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Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss a memoir that acts as a call to action about access for all communities to sports opportunities. Adam Lazarre-White delivers Arshay Cooper’s emotional and impressive true story of joining the first Black high school rowing team in the country in the 1990s. In A Most Beautiful Thing Cooper and his teammates create something great while navigating gang conflict, poverty, addiction, and systemic racism. A brand new documentary looks at this team’s success, and this audiobook makes for an excellent companion to the film.
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