Category Archive: Prison

Mar 04

Elementary Genocide Docu-Series Nominated For Sa-Neter TV Award

I feel honored to be nominated for a Sa-Neter TV Award for my contribution to the world of documentary filmmaking. It goes down July, 7th in NYC. The Sa-Neter TV Awards will celebrate our unwavering warriors, undefeated scholars and the best and brightest among us.  

Jan 27

Atlanta Film Screening & Community Dialogue – Elementary Genocide 3: Academic Holocaust

Elementary Genocide III: Academic Holocaust Community Dialogue and Film Screening Saturday, January 27. 3:00 p.m. The Auburn Avenue Research Library in collaboration with Rasha Entertainment Inc., will host a screening of Elementary Genocide III: Academic Holocaust. The latest installment of the Elementary Genocide series, produced by journalist and filmmaker Rahiem Shabazz. This powerful documentary continues …

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Jan 07

Necessary Blackness Ep. 45: Black Society (Facebook Live Discussion) w/ Prof. Ed Garnes

Necessary Blackness Podcast returns with the first broadcast for 2018. Rahiem Shabazz is joined by Professor Ed Garnes (Elementary Genocide 1-3) for a Facebook Live discussion where they talked about everything from Black Society to what its like for a Black Professor in a Predominately White Institution (PWI). Shabazz and Garnes  answers many questions from …

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Jul 26

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep. 30 – From FBI Fugitive To Freedom

  Necessary Blackness Podcast sits down with Malik Wade to discuss his book “Pressure: From FBI Fugitive To Freedom”, which explores his brutally honest description of his descent into the underworld, his years as a FBI fugitive, his incarceration, and his ultimate redemption. Most individuals are not aware of the extreme damage wrought by decades …

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Jul 12

Necessary Blackness Ep. 28: Political Prisoner Advocacy w/ Thutmose Sankara

When the prison doors are opened, the real dragon will fly out.” – Ho Chi Minh   Political Prisoners are the vanguards of the movement that possesses the willingness to die for the liberation of their people. When we look at the glaring incongruity between democracy and capitalist America and how Blacks are treated, we …

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Jun 21

Necessary Blackness Ep. 23: Fatherhood: A Son’s Hero & Daughter’s First Love

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz and Queen Funmi talks Fatherhood and what it means to Black America, the myth and lies that were debunked about Black fathers and the importance of the extended family. According to the CDC 67% of Black dads who don’t live with their children see them at …

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Jun 07

Necessary Blackness Ep: 22 – The High Price I Had To Pay 4

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz sits down with Brandi Davis to talk about her time in prison and the cautionary tale she espouse to educate the youth ,so they don’t get caught up in the drug culture and lifestyle. Brandi Davis was raised in a middle class community in Detroit. …

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May 14

Necessary Blackness Ep. 19: They Told Me Not To Tell Pt. 2

  In part 2 of the mini-series, Necessary Blackness speaks with Johnny Lee Gaddy a former student at Arthur G. Dozier Reform School. After walking in the shadow of silence for 50 years, Mr. Gaddy decided to tell his story in his new book, “They Told Me Not To Tell”. Necessary Blackness goes one-on-one with …

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Apr 05

Necessary Blackness Ep. 14: The Higher Education Cartel

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness, Rahiem Shabazz talks about ‘The Higher Education Cartel’ and Ebone’ Gee joins him in the studio to discuss the closing of Rikers Island and how is responsible for the incident on I-85 in Atlanta.     Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email …

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Mar 20

Letter To Our Contributors & Supporters

As you know we are in the final phase of post-production and are in need of securing funds to reach our goal. We would like to thank all who donated and those with future plans on donating. Without, the generosity of so many this would not be possible. Since we solely rely on donations from …

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