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Enemies of the State: Government Surveillance in Communities "of Color"

This event was hosted by the Center for Media Justice and Free Press on December 24th 2013 at Bus Boys and Poets in Washington D.C. The panel was moderated by Professor Jared Ball of Morgan State University and featured: Dhoruba Bin Wahad (leader of the Black Panther Party), Adwoa Masozi (Bill of Rights Defense Committee), … Continue reading Enemies of the State: Government Surveillance in Communities "of Color"

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Hip-Hop Fight Club: Radical Theory, Education, and Practice in and Beyond the Classroom

Originally published: Radical Teacher, No. 97, (Fall) 2013. Fight Club and Hip-Hop as Radical Theory, Education and Practice Jared A. Ball “Bolekaja! ... Come on down, let’s fight!” – Marimba Ani1 Introducing... In This Corner...! Few who have any working knowledge of hip-hop are unaware of the importance battling  plays in all its elements.  Emcees … Continue reading Hip-Hop Fight Club: Radical Theory, Education, and Practice in and Beyond the Classroom

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Surveilling Our Father w Jamil Muhammad

Pictured: Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael) and Leonard Carson Ball Recently researchers of the history of The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee in Cincinnati, Ohio turned up FBI – as well as Secret Service and Military Intelligence – surveillance of, among others, our father Leonard C. Ball (pictured here shaking … Continue reading Surveilling Our Father w Jamil Muhammad