Sinopsis

A source for alternative and progressive issues, marginalized history and provocative hip hop.

Episodios

  • NONE OF THE ABOVE

    NONE OF THE ABOVE

    05/05/2019 Duración: 01h10min

    Today I’m talking with Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton about their book, “None of the Above: The Untold Story of the Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal, Corporate Greed, and the Criminalization of Educators”. In March of 2013, 35 educators in the Atlanta Public Schools were charged with racketeering and conspiracy—the same charges used to bring down the American mafia—for allegedly changing students’ answers on standardized tests. The youngest of the accused, Shani Robinson, had taught for only 3 years and was a new mother when she was wrongfully convicted and faced up to 25 years in prison.... The post NONE OF THE ABOVE appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Lak (Lesson 2: Hip Hop  Education)

    Lak (Lesson 2: Hip Hop & Education)

    28/04/2019 Duración: 01h06min

    Lak is a hip hop educator and emcee. He is also the CEO and founder of Smart HipHop Global. We will be talking about his album titled, “Lesson 2: Hip Hop & Education”. The post Lak (Lesson 2: Hip Hop & Education) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • A More Beautiful and Terrible History

    A More Beautiful and Terrible History

    14/04/2019 Duración: 01h06min

    The civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shuttered the movement firmly in the past, whitewashed the forces that stood in its way, and diminished its scope. Historian Jeanne Theoharis dissects this national myth-making, teasing apart the accepted stories to show them in a strikingly different light..... The post A More Beautiful and Terrible History appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Jabee (Thy Will Be Done)

    Jabee (Thy Will Be Done)

    07/04/2019 Duración: 01h06min

    Jabee is an Emmy-Award winning emcee, representing Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His rhymes have been recognized by Chuck D of Public Enemy and Sway Calloway on Sway In The Morning. In 2014, his commercial work earned Jabee a regional Emmy. We will be talking about his EP titled, “Thy Will Be Done” The post Jabee (Thy Will Be Done) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • RJ PAYNE

    RJ PAYNE

    24/03/2019 Duración: 41min

    RJ PAYNE is a phenomenal emcee, representing Philadelphia, PA. He has attracted the attention of numerous well-respected emcees/producers like Lord Jamar, Pete Rock, Erick Sermon, Black Thought, and that’s just a few. We will be talking about tracks from his extensive discography and much more. The post RJ PAYNE appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • The Science of Melanin

    The Science of Melanin

    10/03/2019 Duración: 49min

    In this ground-breaking work, “The Science of Melanin", perhaps the first full-length scientific analysis of the substance found in practically all living organisms and inanimate objects, Dr. T. Owens Moore attempts to dispel the myths and rectify the common misconceptions associated with melanin.... The post The Science of Melanin appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Abasi Qadhafi (The 411  Unplugged)

    Abasi Qadhafi (The 411 & Unplugged)

    03/03/2019 Duración: 42min

    Abasi Qadhafi is an emcee, representing New Orleans. We will be talking about his album, “The 411”, along with some tracks from his most recent album, “Unplugged”. The post Abasi Qadhafi (The 411 & Unplugged) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • ARMAND HAMMER (Paraffin)

    ARMAND HAMMER (Paraffin)

    17/02/2019 Duración: 58min

    Today I’m talking with the New York hip hop duo, Armand Hammer, which consists of Billy Woods and ELUCID. We will be talking about their album titled, “Paraffin”. The post ARMAND HAMMER (Paraffin) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • BLACK INDIANS

    BLACK INDIANS

    10/02/2019 Duración: 01h24min

    Today I’m talking with William Loren Katz, about the updated version of his definitive book titled, “Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage”. Also, joining the conversation is Phil "Pompey" Wilkes Fixico. He is a direct descendent of the Seminole Maroons. The post BLACK INDIANS appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • SAP (Self Improved)

    SAP (Self Improved)

    27/01/2019 Duración: 50min

    Sap is a Delaware-raised emcee/producer. He has produced for artists such as The Game, Rick Ross, Mac Miller, Schoolboy Q, Meek Mill, and Fat Joe, just to name a few. We will be talking about his album titled, “Self Improved”. The post SAP (Self Improved) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • ISO INDIES (I.S.O.)

    ISO INDIES (I.S.O.)

    20/01/2019 Duración: 58min

    I$O INDIES is a hip hop duo, which comprises of Conchez Yut and Dillmatic. We will be talking about their album titled, “I.S.O.” The post ISO INDIES (I.S.O.) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • BLACK FOR A DAY

    BLACK FOR A DAY

    06/01/2019 Duración: 01h08min

    Contemporary history is littered with the surprisingly complex stories of white people participating in blackface and minstrelsy. At the end of their experiments in so-called "blackness," Alisha Gaines argues, these debatably well-meaning white impersonators arrived at little more than false consciousness.... The post BLACK FOR A DAY appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • The Vitamin Cea (JoyFull Noise)

    The Vitamin Cea (JoyFull Noise)

    30/12/2018 Duración: 57min

    The Vitamin Cea is an emcee, representing Mississippi. We will be talking about her album titled, “Joy Full Noise”.... The post The Vitamin Cea (JoyFull Noise) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL

    BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL

    23/12/2018 Duración: 01h31min

    “Black is Beautiful; A Philosophy of Black Aesthetics”, provides a long-overdue synthesis, identifying and exploring the most significant philosophical issues that emerge from the aesthetic dimensions of black life, both in the fine arts and beyond... The post BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Donnie Raven (Livelihood)

    Donnie Raven (Livelihood)

    16/12/2018 Duración: 57min

    Donnie Raven is an emcee, representing Denver, CO. We will be talking about his album titled, “Livelihood”. The post Donnie Raven (Livelihood) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Haseeb (Growth)

    Haseeb (Growth)

    09/12/2018 Duración: 01h03min

    Haseeb is an emcee, representing Los Angeles, California. We will be talking about his album titled, “Growth”. The post Haseeb (Growth) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • NEW WORLD A-COMING

    NEW WORLD A-COMING

    02/12/2018 Duración: 01h27min

    Today, I’m talking with Dr. Judith Weisenfeld about her highly-informative book called, “New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration”.... The post NEW WORLD A-COMING appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Griot B (Ourstory  Historia)

    Griot B (Ourstory & Historia)

    25/11/2018 Duración: 01h01min

    Griot B is an emcee and the founder of School Yard Rap, which is a company created for one purpose, to Educate through Entertainment. We will be talking about School Yard Rap and two of his albums titled, “Ourstory & Historia” The post Griot B (Ourstory & Historia) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • Samad Savage (The Greg Area)

    Samad Savage (The Greg Area)

    18/11/2018 Duración: 56min

    Today I’m talking with Samad Savage about his album titled, “The Grey Area”! The post Samad Savage (The Greg Area) appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

  • The Bone and Sinew of the Land

    The Bone and Sinew of the Land

    11/11/2018 Duración: 01h43min

    “The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America's Forgotten Black Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality”, tells the long-hidden stories of America's black pioneers, the frontier they settled, and their fight for the heart of the nation. It courageously unveils the lost history of the nation's first Great Migration. In building hundreds of settlements on the frontier, these black pioneers were making a stand for equality and freedom.... The post The Bone and Sinew of the Land appeared first on Books, Beats & Beyond.

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