New Orleans, Wake Up!!!!!!

New Orleans Wake Up

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Connecting New Orleans to the larger issue of black survival in an intense global anti-African environment; a national and global critical analysis and commentary.

On-Demand Episodes


Kathe Hambrick Jackson, founder and curator of The River Road African American Museum, will discuss details about the Louisiana Reconstruction Conference that will take place in New Orleans on February 7, 8, and 9.

Update on African American farmers' issues.

Listen to details from African American farmers about their planned protest in front of CNN headquarters on September 5, 2013.

Dr. Vladimir Alexandrov, author of The Black Russian, talks about the incredible life of Frederick Bruce Thomas. The Black Russian was named one of the "Top 10 Biographies:2013" by Booklist. Please see Dr. Alexandrov's website for... more

Dr. Abeba Fekade, founder of the Her-Center (Health and Educational Research Center), will discuss her work in the field of neuropsychology as well as her views on issues affecting black peoples worldwide. Dr. Abeba is a native of... more

Get on the bus!!!!!!Tune in to learn more about the spectacular historical bus ride that will take place in New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival (July 5th, 6th, and 7th) This event is part of a fundraiser for the non-profit organization... more

Dr. Ennis Edmonds, author of Rastafari: A Very Short History, will discuss the history and key aspects of the Rastafari movement and religion. Dr. Edmonds is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Kenyon College in Ohio.

Scholar activist, Kwaku Kushindana, will give an analytical overview of the evolution of Black Power as an essential component of the Freedom Movement (Civil Rights Movement) from 1965-1972.

We will get an update from African American farmers in Alabama concerning their cases of discrimination and breach of contracts by the USDA.