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Special Features and Program Highlights



January, 2013

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Audio of these programs can be found in the Program Archives sections
Hip Hop:Black Political and Cultural Crossroads

 June 4, 2009

  • Hip HOP as a social and political dissent giving voice and spirit to a new urban political, social and economic energy and agenda.


Pierce Freelon

Olokun Shangol Olugbala

M.K. Asante, Jr  More about Blackademics: http://www.blackademics.org

More about their music The Beast: http://www.thebeastmusic.com

  • The Intersection of Race and Sports

  • June 2, 2009

  • GUEST: Jimmy Myers, Sportscaster,Commentator and Talk Host

  • • The NBA Finals Play and Politics Analysis

  • • Professional and Personal Public Behavior of Sports Figures: Brandon Marshall

  • • “Black balling” in American Sports Broadcasting

  • FEMA Shuts Down Housing Assistance to Katrina Victims

June 1, 2009

  •  Kali Akuno, Social Justice Advocate  US Human Rights Network

FEMA moves forward with the Bush administration’s plan to forcefully evict people living in temporary housing, it will make a mockery of the Gulf Region recovery promised by President Obama and Congress.

May 28, 2009

  • Conversation with Dr. Frances Cress WelsingAuthor of The Isis Papers and creator of the Cress-Welsing theory analyzing the nature of white supremacy.

  • The Black Man Inside: Rethinking Black Masculinity features conversations with Black men whose inquiry, struggle and transformation embody a love for themselves and for our people. A week- long special programming focusing and  reflecting on Black men, masculinity and their relationships to Black the community, family and nation building.

May 18-21,2009

  • Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, author, cultural anthropologist and Professor, African & African-American Studies, Duke University, New Black Man: Rethinking Black Masculinity

May 18, 2009

  • Dr. David Ikard, Professor and Author,Breaking the Silence Toward a Black Male Feminist Criticism

May 19, 2009

  • Activist/Historian Brother Jamal Ali or Khepera (pseudonym) is an eclectic blend of independent scholar/historian, artist, engineering designer & esotericist.

  • Major Neill Franklin, formerly of the City of Baltimore Police Department and Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (L.E.A.P) Anti-violence advocate, Black male feminist

  • May 20, 2009

  • Byron Hurt, Anti-sexist activist and Filmmaker

  • May 21, 2009

April 23, 2009

  • Guest: James Stevens, Sexual Harassment Case and Struggle to retain a Court Award of $18M;

  • Guest: Dr. Ron Daniels, President, State of the Black World Institute 21 Century, National Town Hall Meeting

Understanding Black Nationalism

  • April 20, 2009

  • Guest: Dr. John H. Bracey Jr. ,Professor of Black Studies, author, researcher, University of Massachusetts Amherst;Author, Black Nationalism in America

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