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Thursday on Lake Effect: Racial Disparities In The Midwest, 'Dairylandia,' Poet Gregg Shapiro

Thursday on Lake Effect:

A new report shows how the Midwest still has stark inequalities when it comes to race and opportunity. Then, writer Steve Hannah talks about his new book, Dairylandia: Dispatches From A State Of Mind. And poet Gregg Shapiro explains the different influences on his work.


  • Colin Gordon, research consultant, Iowa Policy Project
  • Steve Hannah, former managing editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, former CEO of The Onion, and author of Dairylandia: Dispatches From A State Of Mind
  • Gregg Shapiro, poet and pop-culture journalist