Behind the Mic: On The Fierce 44 by The Staff of the Undefeated, Read by JD Jackson
Robin Whitten Talks to Jo Reed About the Most Influential Black Americans of All Time
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Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten share what they love about this new collection of 44 short but moving biographies of Black Americans from ESPN’s The Undefeated. Narrator JD Jackson’s warm baritone makes an excellent companion to chapters featuring familiar icons, such as Barack Obama and Oprah, as well as lesser-known figures, such as Robert Abbott. This inspiring collection features activists, athletes, scientists, entrepreneurs, and musicians. An accessible and fascinating collection for young listeners that will leave them inspired to learn more.
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