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  • Runoko Rashidi (Black Star: the African Presence in Early Europe

    Runoko Rashidi (Black Star: the African Presence in Early Europe

    23/04/2017 Duração: 01h01min

    Dr. Runoko Rashidi is an anthropologist and historian with a major focus on what he calls the Global African Presence–that is, Africans outside of Africa before and after enslavement. As a traveler and researcher Dr. Rashidi has visited 103 countries and counting.  As a lecturer and presenter, he has spoken in 57 countries and counting.… The post Runoko Rashidi (Black Star: the African Presence in Early Europe appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Jazzmyn Red (Writing HERstory)

    Jazzmyn Red (Writing HERstory)

    16/04/2017 Duração: 01h09min

    Today I’m talking with Jazzmyn RED. She is a singer, songwriter, poet, and MC, representing Taunton, Mass. We will be talking about her socially progressive and provocative sophomore album entitled, “Writing HERstory”   Click here to visit Jazzmyn Red’s website.   Please click on the icon to subscribe, rate, and leave a review.   Social… The post Jazzmyn Red (Writing HERstory) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • The Black Opera (African America)

    The Black Opera (African America)

    09/04/2017 Duração: 02h22min

    Today I’m talking with “The Black Opera”. The Black Opera considers themselves to be Hip Hop’s first Performing Arts group. The group is comprised of well known artists, from around world, who have chosen to hide their identities. They have received praise from Snoop Dogg, Hieroglyphics, Souls of Mischief, Queen Latifah, and Deepak Chopra. We are… The post The Black Opera (African America) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Star Mounds: Legacy of a Native American Mystery

    Star Mounds: Legacy of a Native American Mystery

    02/04/2017 Duração: 57min

    Today I am talking with Ross Hamilton, who is researcher and author of, “Star Mounds: Legacy of a Native American Mystery”. Robert Bauval, author of Black Genesis: The Prehistoric Origins of Ancient Egypt said, “Ross Hamilton’s book is a must-read for all who are interested in ancient star lores”. Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Lakota leader and host… The post Star Mounds: Legacy of a Native American Mystery appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Passport Rav

    Passport Rav

    26/03/2017 Duração: 01h55s

    Today I’m talking with, NJ-based hip hop artist, Rav. P. He is both a producer and an MC.He has worked with and/or gotten love from folks like Just Blaze, EZ Mo Bee, Wyclef, Skyzoo, and Black Thought from the Roots. We will talk about some of his music from his EP called, “Slave Name Todd”.… The post Passport Rav appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Say You’re One of Them

    Say You’re One of Them

    19/03/2017 Duração: 01h39min

    Today I’m talking with author, Uwem Akpan about his critically acclaimed book of short stories called, “Say You’re One of Them”. “Say You’re One of Them” has won many accolades and awards. It won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the PEN Open Book Award, and was picked by the Oprah Winfrey Book Club in 2009. USA… The post Say You’re One of Them appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Scholito (Black Lives Matter EP)

    Scholito (Black Lives Matter EP)

    12/03/2017 Duração: 01h28min

    Today I’m talking with Scholito. Scholito is up-and-coming MC and producer, representing Philadelphia. He is part of the group “The New Rothschilds”, which consists of him, S. Frank, and the legendary Philly MC…Freeway. During this show, we are going to focus on his EP entitled, “Black Lives Matter”,  but before that, let’s get to know… The post Scholito (Black Lives Matter EP) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • The American Way

    The American Way

    05/03/2017 Duração: 43min

    Today I am talking with Jomo Hendrickson about his debut book entitled, “The American Way”. The main character of this book, Japeth Walker, sets out on a journey to be the best soccer player in the world, after his best friend is murdered. Through the eyes of a young black boy becoming a man we… The post The American Way appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • J. Ivy (Dear Father: Breaking the Cycle of Pain)

    J. Ivy (Dear Father: Breaking the Cycle of Pain)

    26/02/2017 Duração: 01h26min

    Ivy is a Grammy, Peabody, Clio, and NAACP Image Award Winning poet and spoken-word artist. He is a seasoned performer. He has been on Russell Simmon’s HBO Def Poetry three-times and was the powerful poet on the song “Never Let You Down” with Kanye West and Jay-Z. Ivy, has also performed poetry for NBA Hall… The post J. Ivy (Dear Father: Breaking the Cycle of Pain) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

    Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

    11/01/2017 Duração: 51min

    Today, I’m talking with Dr. Heather Ann Thompson about her definitive book on the Attica uprising entitled, “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy”. The New York Times Book Review says it’s, “A masterly account . . . Essential . . . Blood in the Water restores [the prisoners’]… The post Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Vast Aire of Cannibal Ox

    Vast Aire of Cannibal Ox

    10/01/2017 Duração: 01h38min

    Vast Aire is one half of the New York legendary hip hop duo Cannibal Ox. In 2001, Cannibal Ox released their debut album, Cold Vein, which is now considered one of the top indie hip hop albums of all time. Since then, Vast Aire has released 4 official solo albums, and has made numerous guest… The post Vast Aire of Cannibal Ox appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

    The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

    09/01/2017 Duração: 59min

    Today, I am talking with Dr. Andres Resendez about his explosive book titled, “The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America”. The Los Angeles Times says The Other Slavery is a book that “can change the course of an entire field and upset the received notions and received knowledge of the generations.”… The post The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Yamin Semali

    Yamin Semali

    08/01/2017 Duração: 01h34min

    Yamin Semali is an Atlanta-based indie hip hop artist. He is an MC, Producer, and DJ. He has produced for and/or featured on tracks with the likes of Count Bass D, Kurupt of the Dogg Pound, Cunninlyguists, Ken Starr, Cannibal Ox, J-Live, and many more. Yamin is one-half of the duo called, Clan Destined, which… The post Yamin Semali appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

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