Friday, July 31, 2020: François Clemmons, Dalton Higgins and more

Today on q: singer François Clemmons, journalist and author Dalton Higgins, singer iskwē, singer Judy Collins.
François Clemmons, iskwē, Judy Collins. (Vincent Jones, Vivian Rashotte/CBC, The Associated Press)
Listen to the full episode1:16:50

Today on q, with guest host Talia Schlanger:

  • Grammy Award-winning singer François Clemmons talks about his role as Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, and how he overcame racist and homophobic discrimination throughout his life.

  • Journalist and author Dalton Higgins unpacks how Canada's Black-owned radio stations are facing trouble right now, and what it means for the sound of our cities.

  • Singer iskwē performs some songs from her new album acākosīk.

  • Folk icon Judy Collins reflects on her long career, why 80 is the new 20 and her latest album Winter Stories.