Episode 26: The Kinseys

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Bernard Kinsey met Shirley Pooler in 1963, when they were both students at Florida A&M University, after a protest to integrate the movie theaters in Tallahassee. Years later, when their son Khalil was born, Bernard and Shirley made a plan — they wanted him to understand where he came from, and where his ancestors came from. So they decided to become detectives, uncovering the history of the Black experience in America. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Better Help Get 10 percent off your first month with discount code criminal at BetterHelp.com/thisislove Indeed Get a free $75 credit to boost the visibility of your job post at Indeed.com/THISISLOVE  Progressive Get your quote online at Progressive.com and see how much you could be saving Purple Go to Purple.com/thisislove10, and use promo code thisislove10. For a limited time you’ll get 10% off any order of $200 or more Quip Go to quip.com/thisislove to get your first refill free. Toyota Visit BuyAToyota.com to locate a dealer, search our inventory, and find all our current offers!

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