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This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!

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This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!
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Special guests today include: Janeen Africa and Ramona Africa, of the MOVE organization. Janeen's is a part of MOVE 9. We will talk about the case, MOVE and her upcoming parole hearing. The show will start a half hour later... more

Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi'a film: Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love, opened with much success July 31 in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been held over at United Artists Stonestown Twin and the Osio in Monterey, and... more

Today we'll be speaking to Alicia Jrapko, the United States Coordinator of the Internat'l Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five based in Oakland, CA. The artist and his four brothers are serving long sentences. He is serving a life... more

Afro Solo 16 Afro Solo: Morrie Turner, Thomas Simpson, Jewel Gomez, Lance McGee, Raja Rahim, Lauren Whitehead, Kai Hazelwood, and playwright, Judy Juanita.

Oakland Feather River Camp Rebroadcast with Updates on Oakland Parks and Rec at 100 Years Celebration July-August 2009. We feature music by George Cables and Eric Reed this show.

100 Black Women present: Sistahs Gettin' Real About HIV rebroadcast.

We will feature a prerecorded interview with Ruth Davies and Elvin Bishop. July 22 at Stanford Jazz Festival is Ruth Davies Blues Night with Elvin Bishop, 7:30 pm in Dinkelspiel Auditorium. Tickets are $28 general, $14 students.... more

Ruth Davies Blues Night at Stanford Jazz Festival features Elvin Bishop, Wednesday, July 22, 2009. This annual event has featured many top names from Henry Butler to Brenda Boykin. This is the only show, Ruth says, that she is the... more

Today our topics will range from Black Women and HIV to Negro Spirituals and Contemporary Black Music. We are pleased to have as special guests members of Araceli Theater Project, launched in 2002 to serve as an educational and... more

Today we will be speaking to Pierre LaBoissiere about Haiti. We will also have on the show Kofi Taharka, Houston Black United Front, and Charles "Boko" Freeman, Houston native and one of the founders of the BPP chapter there. The... more

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