20 episodes

In Search of Black Power challenges conventional narratives around Black policy, Black movements, and Black Life. Blending art, storytelling, and policy analysis, and dialogue. We give a substantive yet accessible look at the critical issues impacting the Black community. Using the unique perspective of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, with its experience building independent black institutions and advancing a political philosophy stemming from Pan Afrikan Liberation Struggle and the Black radical tradition, we focus on creating a new language to discusses the issues presenting Black America, with a focus on independent institutional building and seeing Black folks as the solutions to their problems.

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    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

In Search of Black Power challenges conventional narratives around Black policy, Black movements, and Black Life. Blending art, storytelling, and policy analysis, and dialogue. We give a substantive yet accessible look at the critical issues impacting the Black community. Using the unique perspective of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, with its experience building independent black institutions and advancing a political philosophy stemming from Pan Afrikan Liberation Struggle and the Black radical tradition, we focus on creating a new language to discusses the issues presenting Black America, with a focus on independent institutional building and seeing Black folks as the solutions to their problems.

    Election 2020: Settler Colonialism vs. NeoImperialism

    Election 2020: Settler Colonialism vs. NeoImperialism

    We're back with a wide-ranging interview on Black organizing and the 2020 Election.

    • 40 min
    The Myth of Black Buying Power w/ Dr. Jared Ball

    The Myth of Black Buying Power w/ Dr. Jared Ball

    Black political figures from DuBois to Garvey have embraced the notion that Black America's combined "buying power", if harnessed correctly, would be a revolutionary force. But is this true? Morgan State University Professor Dr. Jared Ball joins us to...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    The Public Health Hustle (Part 1) - Africa, Bill Gates and the Politics of Expertise

    The Public Health Hustle (Part 1) - Africa, Bill Gates and the Politics of Expertise

    In the first of this two part investigation, we reveal the dangers of Eurocentric expertise, showing that public health philanthropy can serve as a tool of social control.

    • 57 min
    Elections Special: Worse than Trump - White Supremacy and the Democratic Party

    Elections Special: Worse than Trump - White Supremacy and the Democratic Party

    As the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primaries heat up, we look back at 2016. Should Black voters  "Vote Blue No Matter Who" or be willing to withhold their vote to pressure the Democrats into concessions?This reading of a chapter from the "Worse than...

    • 53 min
    The Miseducation of 'The Boys of Baraka'

    The Miseducation of 'The Boys of Baraka'

    We juxtapose the white savior methodologies displayed in the documentary "Boys of Baraka" with African centered alternatives.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    South Africa - Revolution vs. Mandela Mythology

    South Africa - Revolution vs. Mandela Mythology

    Dr. Jared Ball & Professor Frank B. Wilderson III dive deep on South Africa's revolutionary struggle. They discuss the death of Chris Hani, challenging the mythology around Mandela and the "peaceful transition" and the role of Anti-Blackness in revolutionary struggle.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

SISTERBEAUTIFUL ,

Crazy Insighful

My only critique is that I want more episodes. I appreciate the deep research invested in each episode.

jcamp6890 ,

Annoying

This podcast is just annoying.

chris from bmore ,

Wow

Powerful, courageous, insightful, grounded.
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