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Writing about the impact of an HBCU education

Ayesha Rascoe is the editor of the new book HBCU Made featuring essays from Roy Wood, Jr. and Oprah Winfrey.
Ayesha Rascoe is the editor of the new book HBCU Made featuring essays from Roy Wood, Jr. and Oprah Winfrey.

The voice of Ayesha Rascoe is one familiar to KUAF listeners. You’ve heard her as a politics reporter, a White House correspondent, and now as the host of Weekend Edition Sunday. But in the new book HBCU Made, Rascoe says she was lonely, introverted, and deeply treasured her alone time. But when you hear her on the radio now, it’s almost hard to believe that was true.

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