What Everyone's Talking About with Abigail Pogrebin: Don Lemon, This is the Fire

What Everyone's Talking About with Abigail Pogrebin: Don Lemon, This is the Fire

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CNN news anchor Don Lemon joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss his new book, This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism. Lemon tackles the critical issue of race in a compelling blend of letters to his Black and white nephews, reflecting on his own experiences as a Black man and reporting from the heart of the 2020 NYC Black Lives Matter protests.

More about Don Lemon:
Don Lemon anchors CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, airing weeknights at 10 pm. He also serves as a correspondent across CNN/US programming.

Lemon reported from Chicago in the days leading up to the 2008 presidential election, including an interview with Anne Cooper, the 106-year-old voter President-elect Obama highlighted in his election night acceptance speech.

He has served as moderator for CNN's political town halls, co-moderated the first 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate, and co-hosted a Color of COVID special that addressed the pandemic's impact on communities of color.

Lemon served as the network's leading voice guiding viewers through the death of George Floyd and the summer of nationwide protests and riots.

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