The civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shuttered the movement firmly in the past, whitewashed the forces that stood in its way, and diminished its scope. Historian Jeanne Theoharis dissects this national myth-making, teasing apart the accepted stories to show them in a strikingly different light…..
Jabee is an Emmy-Award winning emcee, representing Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His rhymes have been recognized by Chuck D of Public Enemy and Sway Calloway on Sway In The Morning. In 2014, his commercial work earned Jabee a regional Emmy. We will be talking about his EP titled, “Thy Will Be Done”
RJ PAYNE is a phenomenal emcee, representing Philadelphia, PA. He has attracted the attention of numerous well-respected emcees/producers like Lord Jamar, Pete Rock, Erick Sermon, Black Thought, and that’s just a few. We will be talking about tracks from his extensive discography and much more.
In this ground-breaking work, “The Science of Melanin”, perhaps the first full-length scientific analysis of the substance found in practically all living organisms and inanimate objects, Dr. T. Owens Moore attempts to dispel the myths and rectify the common misconceptions associated with melanin….
Abasi Qadhafi is an emcee, representing New Orleans. We will be talking about his album, “The 411”, along with some tracks from his most recent album, “Unplugged”.