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Afrikan Education and the On-Going Crisis of Culture and Consciousness

Master teacher Dr. Rusty Shacklestein, and later Dr. Hate,  joined this week’s edition of The Super Funky Soul Power Hour discuss the crisis of Afrikan education.  Dr. Shacklestein is an experienced educator with time spent as both teacher and administrator for all levels of schooling pre-school-12th grade.  We discussed the politics of education, the importance of Afrikan-centered education and the on-going … Continue reading Afrikan Education and the On-Going Crisis of Culture and Consciousness

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What Is “Hip-Hop Activism”? w Bakari Kitwana

Bakari Kitwana joined us this week for a “debate” on the meaning of “hip-hop activism.”  What is “hip-hop” as a community, a generation and what is this “hip-hop activism” leading us toward?  To which political genealogy is that community attempting to connect, extend, exemplify?  What is the ideology of this community and what methods is it … Continue reading What Is “Hip-Hop Activism”? w Bakari Kitwana

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Hip-Hop and the Green Party: Jared Ball and Rosa Clemente Were Right by Shamako Noble

“In 1956, I shall not go to the polls. I have not registered. I believe that democracy has so far disappeared in the United States that no “two evils” exist. There is but one evil party with two names, and it will be elected despite all I can do or say.” -W.E.B. Du-Bois “The Green … Continue reading Hip-Hop and the Green Party: Jared Ball and Rosa Clemente Were Right by Shamako Noble