Tag Archive: Rahiem Shabazz

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 19

Necessary Blackness Ep. 29: Michael Imhotep Speaks About St. Louis Riots & Red Summer of 1919

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz sits down with Michael Imhotep (The African History Network). Michael Imhotep is a talk show host, researcher, lecturer and writer covering politics and pertinent issues facing Black America. Michael Imhotep discusses African-American resistance in the era of Donald Trump, voters suppression, reparation and how elections …

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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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Jul 07

Necessary Blackness Ep. 27 w/ Chief LeTava Mabilijengo

  Necessary Blackness  Podcast sits down with Chief LeTava Mabilijengo to talk about the patriotic nature of Western religion and how it robs us of the power of the unification of true strength that comes from the relationship of the Black man and woman. We also discuss Chief LeTava books, family-hood and nation building.

Jul 05

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep. 26 Are You In A Polygamist Relationship?

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz, Goddess Funmi and Ashton Breon discuss the subject of Polygamy and how most woman are in a Polygamist relationship and don’t even know it. The cultural relativity of Polygamy as practice is Africa, where a man would marry for social status and, more importantly, for economic …

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Jun 30

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep. 25: Zaza Ali: Plagues of Dysfunction

Author, Activist and Avid Student, ZaZa Ali returns to Necessary Blackness Podcast to talk about her latest book, ‘Plagues of Dysfunction’. Throughout the discussion, ZaZa gives her insight on the madness plaguing Black America and the solutions, we can employ to counter the onslaught of many of society’s social ills.

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 05

Necessary Blackness Ep. 21: Bill Maher ‘Gets No Pass’

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz discuss why Bill Maher’s apologizing for his use of the “N” word is not enough. Within the past few days, Bill Maher’s name became one of the hottest trending topics on social media for his blatant disrespect and his casual use of the most derogatory …

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May 31

Necessary Blackness Ep. 20 Black Power or Gun Powder

  In this episode, we discuss the recent killings of Black men by white racist supremacist who are encourage by the current administration occupying the White House. From the killing of Tamir Rice, to the race soldier execution of unarmed Black men in the streets.

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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