In the ninth episode of “Inside Voices,” join host Kevin “Kaze” Thomas for a conversation with return guest Dasan Ahanu — local poet, artist, MC, producer, UNC professor and activist. Ahanu was last featured in the debut episode of “Inside Voices,” and in these second conversation with Kaze, they cover everything from the struggle of cities and resource availability for the Black community to active participation in art and Hollywood portrayals.

Listen below for the full conversation between Kaze and Ahanu, and check back next week for a new installment of “Inside Voices” on 97.9 The Hill and

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