Black American spelling bee champ makes history 

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 4:12pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/_/300/8155088a-bf18-4da4-8163-e34c000bae40/2021_07_09_08.mp3

Zaila Avant-garde is the first black American champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the competition's nearly 100-year history. Her accomplishment also marks the end of a winning streak for Indian American contestants. Host Marco Werman has a humorous take.