James McBride on Covering Music Legends and the Power of Fiction Writing

06.26.2020 - By Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

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Larry weighs in on the goals of the Black Lives Matter movement. Then, author James McBride joins the show to talk about covering music legends like Michael Jackson and James Brown (11:47), why he made the switch from journalism to fiction writing (41:54), and his new book, 'Deacon King Kong' (45:10).

Host: Larry Wilmore
Guest: James McBride

Check out 'Deacon King Kong' here.

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