Reza Wreckage joined us to discuss her recent essay “Trending on twitter: women, men, people of color, Miley Cyrus.“
A presentation on internal colonialism, popular culture, hip-hop, and psychological warfare.
Mic Crenshaw joined us to talk the state of hip-hop, the March on Washington and activism.
Rosa Clemente joined us to talk the March on Washington, Barack Obama and what’s good in hip-hop.
This week’s show featured our recent interviews with Kamau Franklin, Rosa Clemente, Mic Crenshaw and Skipp Coon, as well as, a commentary on The March on Washington by Mumia Abu-Jamal and a wrap up of Black August with more of our George Jackson Tribute Mixtape.
During this week’s 28th annual Kemetic Studies Conference of the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations (ASCAC) a panel was convened on the continuing relevance of Kemetic Womanhood. Dr. Valethia Watkins presented a paper on “Reconceptualizing the Gender of Africana Women,” in which she criticized the Eurocentrism of “Feminism” and referred to Susan B. Anthony as “the Sarah Palin of her day.” Yaa Ashantewaa Archer-Ngidi presented on “Womancentricism – Restoring Ancient Principles” and Dr. W. Joye Hardiman gave a talk titled “From Ancient Kemet to ASCAC: Sistas Holding up their Part of the Sky…”
** The conference was held at Howard Unviersity’s Blackburn Center during the weekend of March 18-20, 2011.
Law professor Natsu Taylor Saito joined us this week for a discussion of her latest book: Meeting the Enemy: American Exceptionalism and International Law. We discussed the history of U.S. exceptionalism regarding international law and in particular the ways White supremacy and Manifest Destiny meant for colonizing settlers a divine sense of dominion over the people, land and ideas that govern the world.*
*September 2, 2011