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Black to the Roots: Reggae's Rise, Downpression, and Reascension Part II: Interview with Dr. Shabazz
Tune in for a reprise of one of my most popular episodes: a discussion of the past, present and future of reggae music with author and educator, Dr. R.A. Ptahsen-Shabazz. His book, Black to the Roots: Reggae's Rise, Downpression, and…Continue
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It may seem shocking to some of you that I am covering this topic on the next radio show episode, but I am not afraid to go where no professor has gone before! LOL.
If you want to know what I think, you'll have to listen to the show. However, I will say this: People are questioning the credentialing process like never before, because their degrees don't seem to be translating into jobs. Students and parents…Continue
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I am actually glad that I am posting this announcement on SOF later than I did for my Meetup Group. The details changed substantially from what was originally noted on the Museum's calendar. Here's the latest, hot off of the presses, for all my sistas!
Please note that you will also have the opportunity to be a part of a very important project, which seeks to detail family legacies by offering free portraits during the course of the book fair. Eight professional…Continue
Added by Marcia L. McNair on September 7, 2011 at 8:42pm — No Comments
A Letter from the General Editor of the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora:
In this United Nations recognized International Year for People of African Descent, it is fitting that the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora, a collaboration between Africa World Press and the Harriet Tubman Institute at York University, announces the publication of several new books…
Added by Marcia L. McNair on September 6, 2011 at 10:05pm — No Comments
Well, you can imagine how excited I am! Not only is Ida B. Wells one of my sheroes, but Michelle and I have the very same goals as writers! We'll be talking about how to write the wrongs by examining the role of African American female writers past and present.
Writer Michelle Duster, who compiled and edited Ida: In Her Own Words and Ida From Abroad, shares insights about her great-grandmother's legacy as…Continue