Kenneth Monts reflects: Growing up with Stevie, Aretha and James.

Guests: Kenneth Months, Black history buff.
 

Kenneth Monts and his grandson. Monts hopes to pass on stories to his grandchildren so they can take pride in their rich culture and history.

When James Brown sang, “Say it loud. I’m Black and I’m proud,” those were radical words in the turbulent 1960’s. But to Kenneth Monts, they were words he needed to hear and stayed with him for a lifetime. In this interview with his niece, Kelli Patterson, Monts talks about how Brown and other Black performers changed the world.

Air date: Thursday, June 2, 2022

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