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Kelli Lemon and Pulitzer Prize winning writer Michael Paul Williams are back with a new episode of After the Monuments where the duo discuss the social and cultural progress, or lack thereof, in the three years since the murder of George Floyd and the protests and cultural-awakening it sparked.
About After the Monuments
Co-hosted by Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist Michael Paul Williams and Kelli Lemon, After the Monuments captures the zeitgeist of a nation struggling to move from symbolic to substantive change on racial issues.
The podcast analyzes current events about race through a historical context, examining the ideas of leading Black thinkers over time, and encouraging broader and deeper insights into racial tensions, divisions and reconciliation.
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Williams and Lemon, both with the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Richmond, Va., engage with a wide range of guests to bring context, relevance and resonance to events, going well beyond breaking-news headlines.