Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Swaziland is slightly smaller than the state of New Jersey, home to just under a million people, almost completely surrounded by the country of South Africa, and is one of the world’s last remaining absolute monarchies. Diane talks with King Mswati III about his country’s preservation of cultural traditions, its battle with AIDS, its relationship with the other countries of southern Africa, and other topics.
- King Mswati III King of Swaziland
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