Tag Archive: Rahiem Shabazz

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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May 12

Necessary Blackness Ep. 57: How Tarik Edmonson Frank Lucas The Sneaker Game

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz sits down with special guest, Tarik Edmonson to talk about the uphill battle in getting “Urban Air Freshener” into a national distribution chain and linking up with Ed Hardy only to be left out the deal. Not one to be discouraged or dismayed by their underhand …

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May 02

Necessary Blackness Ep. 56 – America’s Favorite Dad vs America’s Favorite Rapist

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we discuss the guilty verdict of Bill Cosby and how the guilty verdict is more about dismantling his legacy then it is about the rape charges. The Bill Cosby verdict is warfare by legal means. Cosby had money, but he didn’t have power. White supremacy has arbitrary power …

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Apr 24

Necessary Blackness Ep.55: Dr. Obari Discuss Mental Health Stigma, Black Manhood & Dynamics of Relationship

Necessary Blacks Podcast got a chance to catch up with Dr. Obari to discuss the stigma of Mental Health in the Black Community. We discuss how to understand and cope with a love one who is facing these conditions. The image of being strong disinclines people from showing vulnerability, which impedes the process to get …

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Apr 23

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep. 54 – Community Building & Boycotting Starbucks

Starbucks Boycott

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast we talk with community activist Kalonji Changa to discuss the community building and the recent fiasco with Starbucks and whether boycotting is the only alternative. Subscribe to Necessary Blackness Podcast Youtube Page & Don’t Miss Another Episode Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | …

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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.  

Feb 07

Necessary Blackness Ep. 49 – Monetizing Gentrification w/ TJ Loftin

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast host Rahiem Shabazz interviews Thomas “TJ” Loftin (Wealth Coach and Speaker) during his stop in Atlanta for the “Monetizing Gentrification” tour.  TJ discusses creative financing and interest-based negotiation skills as well as why its important to preserve wealth in your business and community.   Podcast: Play in new …

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Feb 05

Necessary Blackness Ep. 48 Marcus Garvey vs A. Philip Randolph

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we celebrate the work and legacy of Marcus Garvey. We explore the longstanding disagreement in ideologies of Marcus Garvey the Pan-Afrikanist vs A. Phillip Randolph the Socialist. W. E. B. Du Bois, and A. Philip Randolph and several other leaders were quite critical of Garvey, whose objectives …

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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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