Sarfraz Manzoor on the power of film, Bruce Springsteen and fighting class entitlement
Madeline Miller on making the Classics feminist, modern America and writing Circe
Nile Rodgers on his influence on music, activism and a changing America
Gary Jones on editing the Daily Express, fighting Islamophobia in the press and the “curious” relationship between newspapers and politicians
Albert Woodfox on four decades in solitary confinement for a crime he didn't commit, the Black Panthers, and fighting 'the system'
David Harewood on his psychosis, being a British black actor in America and Brexit 'ugliness'
Annie Mac on DJ culture, drug policy and gender parity in music
Jack White on hating mobile phones, immigration and his musical influences
Tayari Jones on race and class, the abortion debate and the state of American politics