Hip-Hop, Black Consciousness and Black Power Continued

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This is part three of our conversation with Dr. Rico Chapman and Shaheen Arifdien about hip-hop, the Black Consciousness Movement in Azania (South Africa) and the Black Power Movement in the United States. HERE for Part One HERE for Part Two

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Hip-Hop and Black Power: From the U. of S.A. to the U.S. of A.

Jared Ball hosts legendary emcee and producer Shaheen Ariedien and Dr. Rico Chapman to discuss the histories, similarities and mutual impact of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa and the Black Power Movement here in the United States. HERE for Part ONE! HERE for Part THREE!

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What's Next for Post-Mandela Azania? An Interview with Economic Freedom Fighters' Andile Mngxitama

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Andile Mngxitama of the Economic Freedom Fighters of Azania (“occupied South Africa”) joined us to discuss among other topics: the passing of Tata Nelson Mandela, the film Mandela, what’s next for the youth and African revolution in Azania and the coming 20th anniversary of the official “end” of apartheid. Hear here our previous interview with […]

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Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid

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Alan Wieder joined us to discuss his new book, Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid. Wieder is an oral historian who lives in Portland, Oregon. He is distinguished professor emeritus at the University of South Carolina and has also taught at the University of the Western Cape and Stellenbosch University in […]

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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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