Evening Exchange; DC Council Chairman David Clarke, J. Clay Smith and Black Lawyers, African-American Burial Ground
The segments in this episode include Washington DC City Council Chairman, David Clarke; author J. Clay Smith discussing black lawyers; and anthropologist, Michael Blakey, discussing the colonial burial ground of African Americans at Foley Square. In the first segment, Washington DC City Council Chairman, David Clarke, discusses education, gun rights, employment, and government budgetary concerns. Next, author, J. Clay Smith, talks about his book regarding the history of black lawyers and speaks about interesting figures. In the final segment, anthropologist, Michael Blakey, discusses his finding and excavation of the recently discovered African American burial ground at Foley Square near City Hall in New York City where around 400 remains were found. Analysis could yield valuable clues about black life and slavery during the American colonial era.