Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. talks about new book, Black Lives Matter movement

Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. in 2011. Photo by Anna Hanks via Wikimedia Commons

By Rob Lorei

Today on Radioactivity, we are joined by Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Miami Herald and author of Grant Park, a historical fiction novel about an assassination plot against President Barack Obama. Pitts talks about his new book, the recent shooting of Corey Jones by a plainclothes police officer in West Palm Beach, and the Black Live Matter movement. Pitts will be speaking at the Festival of Reading at USF St.Petersburg tomorrow , which runs for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m..

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