Today I’m talking with William Loren Katz, about the updated version of his definitive book titled, “Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage”. Also, joining the conversation is Phil “Pompey” Wilkes Fixico. He is a direct descendent of the Seminole Maroons.
“Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage”, unveils how the first paths to freedom taken by runaway enslaved Africans led to Native American villages. There, black men and women found acceptance and friendship among our country’s original inhabitants. Though they seldom appear in textbooks and movies, these two heritages united in their struggle to gain freedom and equality in America.
Click here to visit William Loren Katz’s website.
You can contact Phil “Pompey” Fixico at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click link to purchase his book, “Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage”.
Here is a chronological list of the songs played on the episode. Click to purchase, below.
- Idle No More – Boogey the Beat (feat. Charlie Fettah, Wab Kinew & Young Kidd)
- Freedom – Frank Castle
- Primero – Griot B
- Sila – A Tribe Called Red (feat. Tanya Tagaq)
- R.E.D. – A Tribe Called Red (Yasiin Bey, Narcy, & Black Bear)
- Looking at the Devil – Joey Stylez
- Crazy Baldhead – Bob Marley
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William Loren Katz
Phil “Pompey” Fixico
Intro/Outro theme music produced my Cosmiq.