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Marcia McNair

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Dr. King's I Havea Dream is one of the greatest American speeches of all times, but why is it the only one most people are familiar with? Dr. King was the author of well over three hundred speeches. In today's episode of Sistas On Fire... more

The work of poet Gwendolyn Brooks had a profound influence on me as a young writer. I had the honor of meeting her in person when she visited Dartmouth College in the late seventies. Brooks passed away December 3, 2000. Though... more

Who isn't sick of holiday commercialism? Christmas decorations go up before Thanksgiving, and who has time to be thankful when you're camping out in front of Walmart (or some other store) on Thanksgiving day! As opposed to... more

Nassau Community College Professor Joylette Samuels, and Coordinator of the Women's Studies Project at NCC, discusses her dissertation entitled Rememory: Memoir and Testimony of Women Human Rights Activists in the Global South.... more

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,... more

Join SOF host Marcia McNair as she invites Latino Perspectives columnist and Cafe Long Island talk show host Stephen R. Acevedo to talk about his latest column, Is College the Biggest Scam? Acevedo's controversial perspective is... more

The 2011 Harlem Book Fair on Long Island promises to be more than a chance to meet some of the best authors Long Island has to offer; it will also provide a in depth examination of an ever growing problem in the African American... more

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 well as her personal goals as a writer, one of which is "to highlight the positive contributions... more

SOF Radio kicks off an exciting new season of interviews and discussions, focusing on the current events which inspired Sistas on Fire: A Newsical. In tonight's episode, host Marcia McNair reads selections, provides commentary,... more
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