AFROPUNK INTERVIEW: MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO

  by Mil Marshall Lewis January 10, 2019 Whether or not you believe in neo-soul, neo-soul believes in you. Especially in 2019, when “alternative R&B” by artists such as Janelle Monáe, SZA, Solange and others, is ruling hearts and minds, charts and polls, all born of neo-soul. It was a genre birthed in the mid-1990s, and […]

Ella Collins [Malcolm X’s sister] Interview

Sarah Ann Shaw interviews Ella Collins, sister of Malcolm X. Collins discusses the childhood of Malcolm X and how she had raised him from an early age until his incarceration and subsequent conversion to Islam. Topics covered include Malcolm X’s attitudes toward violence; women; and at the onset how the family had great expectations of […]

About Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) and the 1968 Olympic protest: An interview with Dr. Harry Edwards

by Heather Gray of Justice Initiative H. Rap Brown, John Carlos, Harry Edwards and Stokely Carmichael hold a press conference at Howard University in Washington, D.C., about the Olympic Project for Human Rights, a boycott of the Olympics, in October 1968. The Olympics were held Oct. 12-27. Preface October 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the historic […]

A thought-provoking interview on Imam Jamil & The 1968 Olympic Protest

Below is a transcript of the interview itself – it includes some historic photographs. If you appreciate the share, please consider making a much needed tax-deductable donation to the work of The Aafia Foundation, A large part of work is dedicated to Political Prisoners like Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. To donate: www.aafia.org And please give a […]

‘I’ve Been Raising My Fist Every Day for 50 Years’

On the 50th anniversary of his Olympic medal-stand protest, Dr. John Carlos still believes in the power of resistance. By Dave Zirin   On October 16, 1968, John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised their black-gloved fists in a political demonstration against racism on the 200 meter medal stand at the Mexico City Olympics. Now, on the […]

Beyond Prisons — Episode 29: Kempis ‘Ghani’ Songster (Part 2)

Kim Wilson speaks with formerly incarcerated activist Kempis “Ghani” Songster about the black liberation group MOVE in the second part of episode 29. Source: Beyond Prisons — Episode 29: Kempis ‘Ghani’ Songster (Part 2)

Interview with Kevin Rashid Johnson (58:19)

https://www.prisonradio.org/sites/default/files/audio/uploads/KevinRashidJohnsonInterview_1.mp3?download=1

New music video documentary on Puerto Rico

Familia Please check out Resiliencia, a music video documentary I made featuring Yasmin Hernandez. In January 2018, just four months after Hurricane Maria landed in Puerto Rico, I travelled to the island to document the devastation and interview women about what they were experiencing and learning during that time. Today I share with you my new […]

Black August In The Roots Mix

Soul Rebel plays reggae for Black August – roots & culture with dub! Our guest Jared Ball, PhD educates our listeners about Black August and provides context for America’s human rights struggle in the age of “new” media and technology.   source: https://imixwhatilike.org/2018/08/19/16189/