Sat. May 25th, 2019

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Zimbabwe and African Liberation Day

A press conference was held today by members of the December 12th Movement announcing the forthcoming march and rally May 25, 2019 in Washington, D.C....

Reparations: A Discussion with Drs. William Darity and Jared Ball

At the invitation of Dr. Keith Montgomery of Chaffey College Drs. William Darity and Jared Ball were asked their thoughts on reparations, racial wealth inequalities...

Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies

Drs. Carol Henderson, Dana Williams and Jared Ball discuss the state of Black / Africana Studies during what is the discipline's 50th anniversary. The event...

A Brief History of Pan-Africanism with Hakim Adi

Professor Hakim Adi was a guest of Dr. Herbert Brewer at Morgan State University. We discussed a history of Pan-Africanism, its history, contemporary relevance and...

From The Desk Of…

contributor essays, articles, reports

Indiana Prisons Engage in Suicidal Malpractice

By Kevin “Rashid” Johnson As a captive population, prisoners have no choices about what, if any, medical and mental health care they receive. And, in...

This is black excellence The Space Program Album: Curriculum of the Mind

Stevie “Dr. View” Johnson and The Space Program Collective: A review by Tryon P. Woods This is black excellence.  Never mind Jay-Z and Kanye.  Forget...

Dr. James Turner: Internal Colonialism Summarized

In this never before published short interview with Dr. James Turner, legendary founding Chair of the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University, summarizes...

An iMWiL! EXCLUSIVE: Book Excerpt: POLICE FORCED: The Case of Earl Faison, By Lawrence Hamm (with Annette M. Alston)

Thursday night, the People's Organization for Progress, a New Jersey progressive activist group, will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the police killing of a Black...

Newark’s Black-Powered Engineer: Kenneth Gibson (1932-2019)

By Todd Steven Burroughs NEWARK SYMPHONY HALL was, at best, half full Thursday night for the funeral of Kenneth Gibson, whose full surname will always...

Critical Media Literacy

from our extensive catalog archive...

John Singleton, Race and Film: News Roundup with Sputnik Radio

It was fun to be back with the Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon of By Any Means Necessary on Radio Sputnik. We started off with...

Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies

Drs. Carol Henderson, Dana Williams and Jared Ball discuss the state of Black / Africana Studies during what is the discipline's 50th anniversary. The event...

Degrees of Propaganda: The University and Public Opinion

This talk was given as the keynote address to an open-session of the Faculty Senate at Howard University March 29, 2019. When black scholars hear...

Mueller, Media and Russia

A quick summary of the Mueller probe, its meaning and media coverage. https://youtu.be/69JmeU93vAs

A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X

"This collection of essays by Black scholars and activists, edited by Jared Ball and Todd Steven Burroughs, is a critical response to Manning Marable's Pulitzer...

Poverty Scholarship: Redistribution of Wealth and Ideas

We were joined in this edition by Lisa "Tiny" Gray-Garcia, author and editor of Poverty Scholarship: Poor People-Led Theory, Art, Words, & Tears Across Mama...

The Fake Of News

"Fake News" is a fake of news in that its contemporary meaning, use, deployment masks an initial "fakeness" of "news" itself. Thanks to professor Gus...

The Green Book and The Vernon Philosophy Of Black Media Avoidance

“I got a call from Mahershala Ali, a very, very respectful phone call, from him personally. He called me and my Uncle Maurice in which...

Defining Phenomena: Propaganda, Power and the Black Panther Party

This was a presentation given during the All Power to the People! Emory Douglas & The Black Panthers hosted by West Den Haag. https://youtu.be/0HV3lcmbR9M AUDIO...

Fahrenheit 11/9 Asks “What The Fuck Happened!?”

The problem with films like those we keep getting from Michael Moore is that they continue what is a very consistent theme found in popular...

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