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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.

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On April 6, 2020, Tropical Cyclone Harold devastated the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Over 20% of the population have lost their homes; as some families are still living in caves. Vanessa Quai, the Songbird of the Pacific, will... more

Author Donna Wyant Howell will review with us some of the WPA interviews with former enslaved African Americans. She compiled at least 6 volumes of these interviews entitled, "I Was A Slave: True Life Stories Dictated by Former... more

Listen as Edward Baptist discusses how slavery built American capitalism. Edward Baptist is the author of The Half Has Never Been Told:Slavery And The Making of American Capitalism. Baptist is a professor in the Department of... more

We continue our discussion about Mexico's African heritage with Dr. Marco Polo Hernandez Cuevas, Professor of Spanish and Afro Latino Studies at North Carolina Central State University. Dr. Hernandez Cuevas is the author of... more

This is the first part of a converstaion we are having about the forgotten black population of Mexico. Dr. Marco Polo Hernandez Cuevas, Professor of Spanish & Afro Hispanic Studies at North Carolina Central University, will discuss the... more

LeeAnna Keith, author of The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, & The Death of Reconstruction, will discuss the tragedy of Colfax, Louisiana. She is also the author of, When It Was Grand: The Radical... more

Johnny E. Williams is the author of African-American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas (University Press of Mississippi 2003) and Decoding Racial Ideology in Genomics (Lexington Books 2016). The former book... more

Dr. Carol Anderson is the author of the book, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. Dr. Anderson is a professor of African American Studies at Emory University. New Orleans, Wake Up!!!... more

Listen in and chat!!!!!!! We will talk with well known Black concert promoter Leonard Rowe about Hollywood's racist attitudes and practices toward African Americans. Rowe is involved in litigation against Hollywood executives. Leonard... more