April 16, 2015 – Segment 2 - It’s a live news roundtable with Anthony and Catalina Byrd, co-host of No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA, with topics to include the police-involved killings across the U.S.
April 17, 2015 – Segment 2 – Hear from two generations of Coates as we replay my interview with Ta-Nehisi and his father Paul Coates, former Black Panther and founder of Black Classic Press, from April 2014.
April 17, 2015 – Segment 1 – As you know, Ta-Nehisi Coates stepped into the international spotlight last year when his article “The Case for Reparations,” was featured as the cover story for the June 2014 issue of The Atlantic. In the article he puts forth the argument that Black Americans as a group have been prevented from building inter-generational wealth.
April 16, 2015 – Segment 1 – Listen in to my conversation with author Betty DeRamus about her fascinating book Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad. For $100 donation you will want to have this book in your library – I couldn’t put it down!
April 15, 2015 – Segment 2 – Listen in to my interview with Johann Hari, author of the fascinating and revealing book Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War, which tells the tale of Harry Anslinger, the first head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, and his personal war to destroy Billie Holliday.
April 14, 2015 – Segment 3 - Our panel discusses Science Fiction and Social Justice. With: adrienne maree brown and Dr. Lester Spence. We discuss the book adrienne maree brown just edited, ‘Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Activists.’
April 14, 2015 – Segment 2 - In honor of Octavia Butler, our guests examine diversity in the realm of Science Fiction, with: Ytasha L. Womack, adrienne maree brown, K. Tempest Bradford and Jason T. Harris.
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