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Marshall “Eddie” Conway: Life After Prison & The Future of Baltimore

Eddie ConwayOctober 14, 2014 – Segment 1

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We have a conversation with former Black Panther Marshall “Eddie” Conway, who was released from prison earlier this year after being incarcerated for 44 years. We talk about his time in prison, his work with young men inside and outside prison, and Friend of a Friend, a mentoring project he started with American Friends Service Committee.

The premium for this hour is a copy of Eddie Conway’s autobiography, Marshall Law: The Life & Times of a Baltimore Black Panther. And also in-studio is Dr. Lester Spence!

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Stokely Carmichael: His Life and Legacy

stokelyMarch 18, 2014 – Segment 2

We talk to Dr. Peniel E. Joseph, about the life & legacy of Stokely Carmichael. Dr. Joseph is a Professor of History at Tufts University, Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts, and author of the biography, Stokely: A Life.

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Alondra Nelson On “Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party And The Fight Against Medical Discrimination”

Alondra-NelsonMarch 7, 2014 – Segment 2

We are joined by Dr. Alondra Nelson, professor of sociology and gender studies at Columbia University. She joins us to talk about her book Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination.

 

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Marshall “Eddie” Conway Released From Prison

conwayMarch 5, 2014 – Segment 2

We are joined by former Black Panther Marshall “Eddie” Conway, who has been freed after spending nearly 44 years in prison. Eddie will be joined by two attorneys who fought his case, Phil Dantes and Robert Boyle.

 

 

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Remembering Fred Hampton

The-Murder-of-Fred-HamptonDecember 4, 2013 – Segment 2

On December 4, 1969, Black Panther Fred Hampton was assassinated while sleeping in his apartment, by the FBI and the Chicago Police. We reflect on Hampton’s brief but significant life, with former Black Panther Paul Coates, Founder and Director of Black Classic Press, and Kevin Zeese, Co-Director at ItsOurEconomy.US and co-host of Clearing The Fog radio show.

 

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Jamal Joseph – Panther Baby: A Life Of Rebellion And Reinvention

Jamal JosephOctober 18, 2013 – Hour 2

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We bring you an interview from this spring’s CityLit Festival with Jamal Joseph, activist, urban guerrilla, FBI’s most wanted fugitive, poet, and filmmaker, who discusses his memoir, Panther Baby: A Life of Rebellion & Reinvention. He is currently chair of Columbia’s School of the Arts film division.

This segment originally aired July 22, 2013.

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Panther Baby: A Life Of Rebellion And Reinvention

Jamal JosephJuly 22, 2013 – Segment 3

We bring you an interview from this spring’s CityLit Festival with Jamal Joseph, activist, urban guerrilla, FBI’s most wanted fugitive, poet, and filmmaker, who discusses his memoir, Panther Baby: A Life of Rebellion & Reinvention. He is currently chair of Columbia’s School of the Arts film division.

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