Category Archive: Prison

Oct 24

Necessary Blackness Ep: 71 -Gardening While Black: 3 White Woman Accuse Black Community Activist of Stalking & Harassment

Mainstream media interest  have always been to capitalize off our story and plight, but never highlight the solution to pressing issues Black America face. So Community Activist & Gardner Marc Peeples aka Truth of Detroit reached out to Necessary Blackness to explain the fabricated charges levied against him, and why the judge admonished the three …

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Sep 26

Necessary Blackness Ep; 69 The Historical Ties Between Chattel Slavery & America’s Ivy League University

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz explores the relationship between chattel slavery and America’s oldest and elite colleges. We discuss the ownership of slaves by university leaders, slave auctions being held on campus and how slavery was part of the curriculum at many colleges. All of this was done to reinforce their …

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Sep 05

Necessary Blackness Ep. 68- From The Prison Yard To Harvard Yard with Andre Norman

Necessary Blackness Podcast sits dowin with Andre Norman, who is known to many as The Ambassador Of Hope, Andre’s experience and expertise is what empowers him to help people turn their situation around. Andre travels around the world to serve as a mentor and listening ear for so many in need. He has made an …

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Aug 29

Necessary Blackness Ep: 67 Tracey D. Syphax Talks Criminal Reform, Investment, Re-Entry & Million Dollar Game

Necessary Blackness Podcast sits down with Tracey D. Syphax who is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and activist to talk about criminal reform, re-entry, investment and how to tap into the million dollar game. Mr. Syphax talks about why he felt the need to develop a culturally responsive course to help returning citizens to become an …

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Aug 15

Necessary Blackness Ep: 65 – When Boycotting Is Not Enough….

There has been a long history of contention between Korean business and Black customers and employees. Most famous was Latasha Harlins, Latasha Harlins, a 15-year-old who was fatally shot by 51-year-old Korean store owner Soon Ja Du in 1991. After a scuffle over orange juice, Du killed Harlins as she was walking away. She served no jail …

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Jul 25

Necessary Blackness Ep. 63: Prison, Power & Persecution w/ Born King Allah

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz speaks to Born King Allah to discuss “Prison, Power & Persecution” and the 16 victories, in 16 different states, the National Office of Cultural Affairs was able to obtain in its fight to have the Nation of Gods & Earths recognized as a God Centered …

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May 23

3 Black Actresses Arrested And Assaulted For Using Bathroom At Houston’s, T.I. Calls For Boycott

Houston Restaurant in Atlanta is in the news again, but this time it’s for engaging in racist treatment and physical assault after a police officer dragged three black actresses out of the restroom, through the restaurant and thrown outside in the bushes. Atlanta’s rapper and activist, T.I. has called for a boycott of the restaurant …

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Mar 21

Necessary Blackness Ep. 51 – Black Voice In Black News

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we offer valuable insight on everything from race relationship, pop culture to politics, and issues that matter to Black people. This episode is hosted by Rahiem Shabazz and the special guest is Shannon Young.   Subscribe to Necessary Blackness Podcast Youtube Page & Don’t Miss Another Episode Podcast: …

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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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