The Super Funky Soul Power Hour for September 27, 2013

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This week’s edition of The Super Funky Soul Power Hour featured our interviews with Ward Churchill and Dr. Brian Sims, as well as, Reza Wreckage with a Wells-Walker Society 10-in-10 segment! Music feature: The Hitman by Pharoahe Monch

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Fight Club with Dr. Brian Sims

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Dr. Brian Sims joined us to discuss his “structured dialogue” Fight Club and the D.O.P.E. (Dialogue On Progressive Enlightenment) Conference. “With the understanding that most college/university curricula train students on how to be assets to society, Fight Club operates from the premise that dominant European society itself is inherently corrupt. Therefore, society—and its attachment to […]

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Digital Neo-Colonialism with Dr. Umaru Bah

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Dr. Umaru Bah is an Associate Graduate Professor of Communication Studies at Morgan State University. His two main areas of scholarship are knowledge management, and measurement of digital social media audience and content. Dr. Bah is currently working on a book exploring the critical link between information management and national development, based largely on data […]

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"Sophisticated Slavery:" Andile Mngxitama & The Legacy Of Steve Biko

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This week marks the 36th anniversary of the assassination of Steve Biko (September 12, 1977). Journalist and Black Consciousness advocate Andile Mngxitama joined us from “Occupied Azania” to discuss his work on the legacy and continued relevance of the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) Steve Biko. Mngxitama discussed the history of Biko and […]

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Dr. Gaye Theresa Johnson on Black and Brown Struggle and Spatial Entitlement

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Dr. Gaye Theresa Johnson joined us to discuss her book Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity: Music, Race, and Spatial Entitlement in Los Angeles.  We talked about Black and Brown histories, hip-hop, identity and pop culture, as well as, the appropriation of political struggle, “si se puede” to “yes we can.”

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