It’s About Human Rights There are 6,500 homeless people in San Francisco; 3,100 of them live on the street.
Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen
Co-directed by C.A. Griffith & H.L.T. Quan, MOUNTAINS THAT TAKE WING features conversations that span 13 years between two formidable women whose lives and political work remain at the epicenter of the most important civil rights struggles in the US. … Continue reading
Henry Abramson discusses the pogroms of 1881-1884 in the Russian Empire and their implications for Jewish History.
On 3 October 2013, a boat sank off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, killing 366 of the 518 people on board. They were among the thousands who flee Eritrea each year on a perilous journey in search of asylum in … Continue reading
In February of 1992, Michael Jackson made an 11 day visit to Africa. On arrival, he was greeted by grade-school students in Gabon, West Africa, who carried a banner that proclaimed: “Welcome Home Michael”. By the time he left, he … Continue reading
During the past twenty years, the world’s most renowned critical theorist—the scholar who defined to field of postcolonial studies— has experienced a radical reorientation in her thinking. Finding the neat polarities of tradition and modernity, colonial and postcolonial, no longer … Continue reading
People of the world, help us to protest against the injustice and corruption against the people of the world. .
Our nation’s high school seniors aren’t ready for college-level math and science courses. Few graduates take advanced STEM classes in high school, and those who do rarely earn qualifying scores on their AP exams.
“Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora” is a collaborative arts expo developed by the African Students Association, Postcrypt Art Gallery, and Art in FLUX in Harlem that connects selected student artists with mentoring Harlem artists in order to build a conversation about … Continue reading
Tsedeye Gebreselassie from “The National Employment Law Project,” joins Joy Reid to discuss the fight for better working wages for fast food worker. Watch here. The Reid Report 05/15/14
Charlet touches down in Kingston, Jamaica and gains an audience with Elephant Man, aka The Energy God, to find out why the dancehall girls cause the local men so many problems. She then explores the illegal and dangerous skin bleaching … Continue reading
Bill and Khalil Gibran Muhammad discuss the importance of confronting the contradictions of America’s past.
Tricia Rose, professor Africana Studies at Brown University, discusses hip hop’s retreat from politics and the potential for music to help tell the stories of the dispossessed today. Watch here.
Pulitzer Prize- winning playwright, August Wilson, on blackness and how his characters find nobility in struggle.
Poet and political agitator Amiri Baraka talks about his work and his activism in a 1999 interview with Bill Moyers.