The New American Songbook: A 5-episode series

The New American Songbook is a series of five audio documentaries that explore the lives of today’s immigrants through music. (Photo by Heidi Shin with Prisma filter)

The fifth season of the GroundTruth podcast is a series of five episodes called “The New American Songbook,” exploring the lives of today’s immigrants through music. The audio documentaries include the stories of a Haitian-American rapper in Boston trying to make it big back home, two young Somali women bonding over poetry on a commuter train, and a pair of intertwined musical legacies in Lowell. See the full project and hear the episodes here.