My Father’s South

By Maria Godoy Humberto Godoy was born and raised in Guatemala City. He wasn’t dirt poor, but he was poor enough that he had to shine shoes to buy pencils for school. Those pencils wrote him a new destiny: In 1954, he won a scholarship to attend what was then called Jacksonville State College in … Continued

Altar Call by Maria Godoy

To close the 2017 SFA symposium Maria Godoy, a senior editor with NPR’s Science Desk and the host of The Salt, asked: What did we learn? What burden will we shoulder together?