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Thread Book Hour: Eddie Glaude Jr. explores what it means to be American

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The Thread Live with Eddie Glaude, Jr.
The Thread Live with Eddie Glaude, Jr.

Princeton professor Eddie Glaude Jr. explores that it means to be American, in conversation with MPR's Kerri Miller for the "Thread" book series.

He's the author of "Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul," and "In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America."

Glaude is chair of the Center for African-American Studies and the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton University.

The event was held May 16, 2017 at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.

To listen to the event, click the audio player above.

Part two will be aired tomorrow at noon.