Philosophers’ Roundtable

September 16, 2015
Ta-Nehisi Coates (Photo Credit: The Atlantic)

Reactions To ‘The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration’

September 16, 2015 - Segment 2 - In our second segment our guests offer their review and analysis of Ta-Nehisi Coates' article.
August 11, 2015

Philosopher’s Roundtable: Exploring Institutional Racism

August 11, 2015 - Segment 3 - It's a Philosopher's Roundtable on defining and exploring institutional racism. We look at its definition and historical roots, especially as they relate to today.
August 10, 2015

Philosopher’s Roundtable: Do Things Happen For A Reason?

August 10, 2015 - Segment 2 - The show continues with another Philosopher's Roundtable! In this repeat broadcast from last year, we ask the question: Do Things Happen for a Reason?
August 10, 2015

Discussing Race & Class In The United States

August 7, 2015 - Segment 3 - We turn to a fascinating discussion from earlier this year, a Philosophers' Roundtable on Race & Class In The United States.
August 9, 2015
Edward Said

Philosophers’ Roundtable: Critiquing Eurocentric Philosophy

August 3, 2015 - Segment 1 - We examine the critique that in the U.S. we focus on Eurocentric philosophies, and feature philosophers who are working to change that reality.
July 28, 2015

Guns in Society: Gun Control, Self Defense, and Civil Rights

July 28, 2015 - Segment 4 - We host a philosopher's roundtable on guns in our society.
July 28, 2015
Black Lives Matter

Talking About Race: Poll Shows Over 60% Of Americans Believe U.S. Race Relations Are Bad

July 27, 2015 - Segment 3 - In light of the CBS News/New York Times poll released last week revealing that over 60% of Americans believe that race relations in the U.S. are bad, we take on this tough topic.
July 1, 2015

LGBTQ Roundtable: Marriage Equality, Trans Rights, Racism, Stonewall & More

June 30, 2015 - Segment 3 - We host a roundtable discussion on LGBTQ issues, including the Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage, the 46th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, white supremacy in the gay rights movement, trans people of color, politics beyond marriage equality, and more.
June 26, 2015
Lee Jackson Statue in Baltimore

Symbols Of The Confederacy: Important Relics Of History Or Outdated Monuments Of Hate

June 24, 2015 - Segment 2 - As the Confederate flag is still flying on the South Carolina Capitol grounds, we have a discussion about the symbolism and meaning of flying that flag, as well as monuments to the Confederacy in Baltimore and beyond.
June 22, 2015
Frantz Fanon

What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction To His Life And Thought

June 19, 2015 - Segment 5 - We close the show with a conversation with internationally renowned interpreter of Franz Fanon's works, Lewis R. Gordon about his latest book What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction To His Life And Thought.
June 2, 2015
Black history and policing

Dr. Lester Spence: Black History, Policing & The Black Left

May 28, 2015 - Segment 2 - Our guest host Dr. Lester Spence, Center for Emerging Media Scholar-In-Residence, discusses Black history and policing, with Daryl Scott, Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Howard University and outgoing President of the Association for the Study of African American Life.
May 27, 2015
Koli Tengella

Tengella’s Take: I’m African Y’all & That’s A Fact Y’all

May 22, 2015 - Segment 2 - We begin the show with our weekly feature, Tengella's Take, when actor, educator, and activist Koli Tengella offers his thoughts on our world today. Today's installment is "I'm African Yal & Thats A Fact Yal."