Cleveland State University's Project 400 Conference this week kicks off a year-long city-wide commemoration of the 400 years since the first African slaves arrived in America. On The Sound of Ideas, we'll learn more Project 400. Later, a preview of Cleveland Book Week, which culminates with the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, and a conversation with the groundbreaking poet who'll receive the lifetime achievement award.
-Dr. Ronnie Dunn, PhD, Interim Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer & Associate Professor of Urban Studies, Cleveland State University
-Dr. Thomas Bynum, PhD, Director of Black Studies & Associate Professor of History, Cleveland State University
-Karen Long, Manager, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
-Sonia Sanchez, Poet & Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Lifetime Achievement Award Winner