The Radiozine continues to commemorate the birthday of James Baldwin with his
portion of the 1965 debate with Willam F. Buckley at Cambridge University.
In the Atlantic Ta-Nahisi Coates wrote:
"I know a lot of conservative intellectuals hearken back to his day as a time ...
One often hears lamented the lack of public intellectuals in America today.
Very often, the lamenters look back to James Baldwin, who in the 1950s and
1960s wrote such powerful race-, class-, and sex-examining books as Go Tell
It on the Mountain, G...
When one or both parents are incarcerated the family is also incarcerated and
are adversely affected in profound ways that exacerbate existing structural
inequalities and struggles. Programs for inmates and families like
FamilyWorks and the Storybook Program, encourage r...
In 2008 the United States elected its first black president, and recent polls
show that only twenty-two percent of white people in the United States
believe that racism is a major societal problem. On the surface, it may seem
to be in decline. However, the evidence of di...
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Emily Young talks to author Elizabeth Fournier about her new book The Green
Funeral expenses in the United States average more than $10,000. And every
year conventional funerals bury millions of tons of wood, concrete, and
metals, as well as millions o...
Voices of Resistance from the Nation's Capital
Makani Themba on Russia-phobia, police brutality, the kidnapping of immigrant
children and the movie 'Sorry to Bother You'...Gerald Horne on the BRICS
Summit..Headlines on the Youth Climate March, #RedforFeds federal workers...
Dennise Kowalczyk interviews author, Frances Mayes, about her life in Italy
and her new novel, Women in Sunlight. Frances Mayes is best known for her
poetry and her book, Under the Tuscan Sun, that she wrote two decades ago.
She now splits her time between North Carolin...
Alex Vitale is Professor of Sociology and coordinator of the Policing and
Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College. Vitales book The End of Policing,
is an accessible study of police history as an imperial tool for social
control that continues to exacerbate class and ...
From Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time to Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu,
Afrofuturism is gaining popularity. Filmmaker and author Ytasha Womack more
defines Afrofuturism as "the intersection between black culture, technology,
liberation and the imagination, with some ...