Children play outside the Ida B. Wells housing projects in Chicago in 1970. John H. White

The Landscape Of Black America

Following Emancipation, African-Americans created communities across the country in which black culture thrives. UCLA sociologist Marcus Anthony Hunter joins us to talk about what these communities have in common – and about the many functions they serve. His new book is called “Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life.” (University of California Press).