Actor and philanthropist Harper Hill

Living By Design talks to actor and philanthropist Hill Harper. Harper has appeared in CSI: NY as well as such films as He Got GameThe Skulls, and BelovedHarper also graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he befriended President Barack Obama. Harper talks about his work as well as his new book, Letters to an Incarcerated Brother.

The book, Harper says, is not only directed at those in prison but at everyone, saying that he hopes “that people get inspired by the relationship between me and the incarcerated brother.” He says that “many of us are in prisons, not made of iron bars,” and calls the book “prescriptive.”

Listen to the full episode here.

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