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The Caribbean Exchange: Legacy of Trinidad Calypso Great, Merchant; Poems by Lani Mataka

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Show aired June 15, 2024.

In the first segment, Sister Ruthlyn Dixon Boxill joins Nati Kamau-Nataki to speak on the legacy of the late, great calypso composer and singer, Dennis Williams Franklin, known as the Merchant.

Sister Laini Mataka, who writes, teaches, and lives in Washington, DC, also joins the show to read poems from her new book, Return of the Kings.