New Orleans and 'A Kind of Freedom' With Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

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Margaret Wilkerson Sexton is the author of the novel "A Kind of Freedom." (Photo: Ben Krantz)

In her new novel "A Kind of Freedom,” Bay Area author Margaret Wilkerson Sexton explores the three-generation long descent into poverty of an upper middle class black family in New Orleans. Sexton joins us in studio to discuss her novel, the importance of her New Orleans roots and how her career as a lawyer informs her writing.


Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, author, "A Kind of Freedom"