The African Perspective: A Conversation with Uzodinma Iweala

Listen to “Episode 19 – Dr. Uzodinma Iweala” on Spreaker.

In this episode of the Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Uzodinma Iweala about how race, culture, and class have shaped the COVID-19 crisis and life, in Africa as well as in the United States.

Uzodinma Iweala is the CEO of The Africa Center, a cultural institution in New York City that serves as an intellectual hub for ideas about culture, business, and policy related to the continent. Iweala is also a physician and the author of two novels, most recently Speak No Evil, about sexuality, race, and cultural dislocation, and Beasts of No Nation, about an African child forced to become a soldier (which became a feature film released on Netflix).