Tag Archive: Racism

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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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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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 12

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep. 15: Educational Racism In The 21st Century

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz sits with Professor. Ed Garnes to talk about racism in the academy, his work as an African Therapist/Counselor and educating Black men.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More

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