In Search of Black Power show

In Search of Black Power

Summary: In Search of Black Power challenges conventional narratives around Black policy, Black movements, and Black Life. Blending art, storytelling, and policy analysis, and dialogue. We give a substantive yet accessible look at the critical issues impacting the Black community. Using the unique perspective of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, with its experience building independent black institutions and advancing a political philosophy stemming from Pan Afrikan Liberation Struggle and the Black radical tradition, we focus on creating a new language to discusses the issues presenting Black America, with a focus on independent institutional building and seeing Black folks as the solutions to their problems.

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 Election 2020: Settler Colonialism vs. NeoImperialism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2427

We're back with a wide-ranging interview on Black organizing and the 2020 Election.

 The Myth of Black Buying Power w/ Dr. Jared Ball | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4977

Black political figures from DuBois to Garvey have embraced the notion that Black America's combined "buying power", if harnessed correctly, would be a revolutionary force. But is this true? Morgan State University Professor Dr. Jared Ball joins us to...

 The Public Health Hustle (Part 1) - Africa, Bill Gates and the Politics of Expertise | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3451

In the first of this two part investigation, we reveal the dangers of Eurocentric expertise, showing that public health philanthropy can serve as a tool of social control.

 Elections Special: Worse than Trump - White Supremacy and the Democratic Party | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3210

As the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primaries heat up, we look back at 2016. Should Black voters  "Vote Blue No Matter Who" or be willing to withhold their vote to pressure the Democrats into concessions?This reading of a chapter from the "Worse than...

 The Miseducation of 'The Boys of Baraka' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3765

We juxtapose the white savior methodologies displayed in the documentary "Boys of Baraka" with African centered alternatives.

 South Africa - Revolution vs. Mandela Mythology | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3692

Dr. Jared Ball & Professor Frank B. Wilderson III dive deep on South Africa's revolutionary struggle. They discuss the death of Chris Hani, challenging the mythology around Mandela and the "peaceful transition" and the role of Anti-Blackness in revolutionary struggle.

 Us - A Spooky Social Justice Analysis - Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1845

Lawrence Grandpre analyzes the racial politics of Jordan Peele's movie Us, arguing the film is a critique of Black aspirations for upward mobility.

 Us - A Spooky Social Justice Analysis - Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1300

Lawrence Grandpre analyzes the racial politics of Jordan Peele's movie Us, arguing the film is a critique of Black aspirations for upward mobility.

 Puerto Rico On The Map - An Interview With Rosa Clemente | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1977

Scholar & activist Rosa Clemente joins us to discuss what's been happening on the ground on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria.

 The Assata Mixtape | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4763

This collaboration with IMixWhatILike.org brings you Assata Shakur in her own words, accompanied by hip-hop and jazz instrumentals.

 #HotMicSession: White Savior Pedagogy. The Power Dynamics between White Teacher and Black Student | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2016

"A talk on the dangers of white teachers replicating racism when working with Black youth. "

 #HotMicSession: Think-Tank + Work-Tank + Dream-Tank - Radical Change Through Policy Advocacy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2330

A talk explaining the history of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and how we seek to radicalize policy advocacy.

 #HotMicSession: A History of Black Institution Building in Baltimore | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2684

A history of Black Institution building and political agitation in Baltimore.

 #HotMicSession: Drug Policy as Social Policy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1873

A history of the War on Drugs and framing social solutions to addiction.

 Recap & Summer Reading Special - Books Talks from Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3933

We analyze 3 books all written by our collective - Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.

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