Uncle Tom’s Children by Richard Wright, Read by Adam Lazarre-White
An Immersive Performance of Difficult Material
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Narrator Adam Lazarre-White finds the distinct voice of each character in Uncle Tom’s Children, written in 1938 by Richard Wright. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss Wright’s seminal collection that exposed the strange and coded universe of Jim Crow racism to the entire world with a hard-hitting essay and five remarkable and devastating short stories. Realistic, visceral, violent, and honest—these are stories that mattered and still matter today, and Lazarre-White reads them that way.
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