Dr. Leslie Alexander joined us to discuss her recently published review, ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Is an Epic Fail. Alexander is a professor in the Department of African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University, where she specializes in 19th century Black culture and political consciousness. She teaches courses on slavery, resistance movements, and historical accuracy in film. She is also author of African or American?: Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861.

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Malcolm Latif Shabazz was the son of Qubilah Shabazz, the second daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. He was the first male descendant of Malcolm X. October 8, 2016 would have been his 32nd birthday. Fred Hampton, Jr., Chairman of the Prisoners of Conscience Committee (POCC) / Black Panther Cubs (BPPC), joined us to briefly discuss the work, life and what he calls the “assassination” of his long-time friend and comrade Malcolm Shabazz.

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A panel discussion at the University of Maryland moderated by Washington Post columnist Kevin Blackistone and former Post sports writer George Solomon and featuring:
Kevin Merida, Editor-In-Chief of The Undefeated, Dominique Foxworth, NFL Veteran and Columnist with The Undefeated, Christine Brennan of USA Today, Roger Cossak, Legal Analyst for CNN, Ray Shoenke, 12 year Veteran of the NFL, Jared Ball, Morgan State University

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