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 […]
Skipp Coon joined us to discuss hip-hop, politics, the march on washington and Chokwe Lumumba’s successful campaign for mayor of Jackson, Mississippi.
Lawyer and activist Kamau Franklin returned to discuss his latest piece, “The Post-Mortem on The March “with” Washington – A Reinvented Martin Luther King, Jr. ” Hear him previously on […]
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 […]
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. […]
National Public Radio (NPR) hosted a historic but never-to-be-aired panel on the history, politics and contemporary state of Black radio. Panelists included the late Teshima Walker, Dr. Todd Steven Burroughs […]
Dr. Greg Carr speaking at the 28th annual Kemetic Studies conference convened by the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations gave this rousing talk: “Translation and Recovery: Intellectual Work […]
We had an “academic barbershop roundtable” this morning on the politics of race and pop culture in the context of Black superhero comic books. Our guests were Drs. Adilifu Nama […]
These are my excerpted comments made for today’s press release from the Institute for Public Accuracy.
This week’s show featured interviews with Ajamu Baraka, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Dawn-Elissa Fischer and Rosa Clemente. Topics included: the coming March/Farce on Washington, The 2004 National Hip-Hop Political Convention and Hip-Hop’s […]
Veteran community journalist Thandisizwe Chimurenga who covered closely the killing of Oscar Grant and subsequent trial of his killer Johannes Mehserle joined us to discuss her forthcoming book No Doubt The Murder […]
Ajamu Baraka joined us to discuss his recent essay lamenting the participation of Barack Obama at this week’s 50th Anniversary March on Washington. Baraka describes Obama as a “negation” of the […]
This week’s edition of The Super Funky Soul Power Hour featured our interviews with Dr. Tukufu Zuberi and Richard Prince and then a bit of a tribute to Marcus Garvey […]
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi joined us to discuss his latest and coming work on the African diaspora. His new film African Independence was our initial focus before we turned to his […]
Richard Prince of the online column Journal-isms joined us for a quick update on the state of the press and of the Black press in particular. We also discussed, with […]
It was a movie worth making and a movie filled with stirring performances, but a tremendous absence of context blended with an apparent need to appease White audiences leaves Fruitvale Station largely […]
I was asked to visit CUNY Law School today to discuss capitalism and social justice… Among those who drive now and those who have driven previously the traditions or lineages […]
This week we kept up the Black August theme by airing interviews with Mama Ayanna Mashama, Kamau Franklin and Jonathan Stith – National Organizer of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement… […]
Newly appointed National Organizer for the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Jonathan Stith joined us to discuss that organization and the purpose of Black August. And click here for our other Black August […]
Mama Ayanna Mashama joined us to discuss the history, culture and practice of Black August. Mashama is a veteran organizer, co-founder of the Black August Organizing Committee (1979) and the […]
Human rights lawyer Kamau Franklin joined us recently to discuss Black August and The Philosophy of Law. Franklin is also a contributor to A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s […]
Preceding our recent discussion about about the new movie about Oscar Grant, Fruitvale Station, we spoke with Rahiel Tesfamariam of the Washington Post and Dr. Lester Spence of Johns Hopkins University about the recent exchange between Harry […]
… we spoke with Rahiel Tesfamariam of the Washington Post and Dr. Lester Spence of Johns Hopkins University about the new movie about Oscar Grant, Fruitvale Station.*
We spoke recently about African liberation with Ama Mizani of Afrocentricity International about the struggle in Brazil.*
We continued our tribute to the tradition of Black August this week by airing am important commentary on the subject by Mumia Abu-Jamal,* then hearing from veteran organizer with the […]