Recognizing Racism From The Inside

Mar 18, 2016

Novelist Jim Grimsley was a public school student when public schools integrated in North Carolina. 

Credit Algonquin Books

The black students he met were the first black people he'd ever known. 

He has the benefit of hindsight as he looks on back on that time now, 50 years later, and comes to grips with his racist upbringing.  How I Shed My Skin is the story of his experiences. 

Jim Grimsley joins us with memories and interpretations.