Woman Thought Leader: Yaa Gyasi

February 12, 2021, Episode #50

Host Bonnie Erbe speaks with Woman Thought Leader Yaa Gyasi. The renowned author is one of a few black women revamping what readers have known to be the traditional genre of fiction. In Homegoing, Gyasi discusses Africa’s Gold Coast- Ghana during the days of the slave trade as well as current issues. Gyasi's follow-up book Transcendent Kingdom, discusses Ghana's present-day issues.

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