SORT BY Relevancy
“One thing I’m sure of is no one can do this by themselves,”. A fundamental piece of our plan is the inclusion of all institutions in the community, all the stakeholders in the community. Everyone who has a stake has to be involved.The state has had control for 19 years, and everything that has happened falls squarely on the shoulders of those in Trenton,We need local control of the school board so we can get the job done ourselves.We want to create community-based afterschool programs, build a network of parents from charter and district schools, integrate Spanish, Portuguese and Creole languages into all school activities and provide incentives for teachers to work in Newark." Ras Baraka
Join ‘She’ and Zat Baraka as he shares is wisdom and gift to assist and lead men through rite of passage, exploration and transformation. Zat weaves his knowledge between the male and female embodiments, the importance of a teacher, community, and practice. He shares a few tools for those who are ready to look inward. In addition, he has a special offering for those who listen to this segment. Shall we embrace the possibility within the “empowered masculine!”
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Music Calling a Lama from Afar by Jean-Philippe Rykiel
Bare Naked Bliss
Ka'Ba by Amiri Baraka
"A closed window looks down
on a dirty courtyard, and Black people
call across or scream across or walk across
defying physics in the stream of their will.
Our world is full of sound
Our world is more lovely than anyone's
tho we suffer, and kill each other
and sometimes fail to walk the air.
We are beautiful people
With African imaginations
full of masks and dances and swelling chants
with African eyes, and noses, and arms
tho we sprawl in gray chains in a place
full of winters, when what we want is sun.
We have been captured,
and we labor to make our getaway, into
the ancient image; into a new
This program was written and produced by Bill "LA" Graham.
This broadcast will be dedicated to the passing of the late great Amiri Baraka (aka Leroi Jones) as well as his role in the Black Arts Movement and the current state of the Arts in the African-American community.
We honor Amiri Baraka who made his transition this morning with poetry, music and reflection and a rebroadcast of a show where Baraka spoke about Manning Marable's book Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. Music: Billy Harper, Max Roach with Abbey Lincoln, Donald Bailey, Val Serrant. Poetry: Gha'il Rhodes Benjamin's "U is King of Word cause can’t nobody CHANGE a word u said" (2009); Rafael Jesús González's "After the Lecture,' for Martin Luther King Jr. (2012).
Honorable Ras J. Baraka joins the radio team to express how his hard work allowed him to climb to the cities highest office as Mayor of New Jersey's largest city.Moderated by Madrid Smith along with our regular student hosts.Naji Dywer provides us with his on and off the court Athlete of the week Oscar Robinson.Perry Williams provides his Definition of weakness and greatness.Finally concluded with ACT-SO participants who are geared up for their national competition in Los Vegas.This weeks program is one for the history books for Quest Community Vibration.
American Vernacular's "Spirit & Soul Sundays" pays tribute to the life and legacy of Amiri Baraka. The outspoken, and sometimes defiant, poet and playwright inspired a generation of Americans to be fearless in their pursuit of justice and truth and to claim equality and freedom as a birthright instead of a privilege. We'll also be discussing two of his most celebrated plays, Dutchman and The Slave. Join us as we remember this deeply complex and most extraordinary man.
For more information, visit http://www.amiribaraka.com/