Tag Archive: Rahiem Shabazz

Nov 08

Necessary Blackness Ep: 95- Interview w/ Minister X & Byron Allen Lawsuit Against Comcast

In this episode of Necessary Blackness, Rahiem Shabazz interviews a renowned activist and host of “Get Your Hand Out My Pocket” Podcast, Minister X. The mission of the podcast is to convey the unfiltered truth about Africans in the diaspora, through social media and independent audio medium. To converse about what is happening in black society and black culture. Minister X seeks to connect and unify with other grassroots organizations, to continue the fight against social injustice. ultimately to give Black people what they want and what they need. In the 2nd segment of this episode, Shabazz goes into depth on Byron Allen vs Comcast and his pending lawsuit in which he is using the Civil Rights Act of 1866 to challenge the discriminatory practice of the cable provider giant.

Nov 04

Event Alert: Medu Bookstore (Greenbriar Mall)

Rahiem Shabazz will appear at Medu Bookstore on Saturday, November 9th, 2019 for a Meet & Greet. He will also debut the trailer to his forthcoming documentary, Contraband Flesh: The True Story of AfricaTown.

Oct 24

Necessary Blackness Ep: 94 – Black Economic Empowerment

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz speaks about Black Economic Empowerment. When only 2% of all working Black Americans work for another Black person within their own neighborhood, which has been left marginalized and dependent on white ownership for economic survival. we are quickly becoming a permanent underclass in society. We explore …

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Sep 04

Necessary Blackness Ep: 92 From Seeds To Soil Controlling The Cannabis Business

Rahiem Shabazz sits down with guest host Chef Swan Simpson to talk about the rules and regulations of the Cannabis Industry and how she was able to take a $5 smoothie to a multimillion-dollar brand.

Jul 19

Necessary Blackness Ep: 90 Black Resistance & White Laws

Black Resistance, White Law

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, we discuss the Justice Department announcement that it would not be pursuing federal charges against Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, who was approached by police for allegedly selling loose cigarettes.

Jul 05

Necessary Blackness Ep: 89 – Dr. Mia Walker Speaks Health And Wellness In The Black Community

  Necessary Blackness Podcast interviews Dr. Mia Walker a noted Chiropractor to speaks about health and wellness in the Black community and why visiting a chiropractor can help to eliminate several known and unknown illness. Dr. Walker explains how chiropractic care can help regulate and coordinate the body’s reaction to allergies and assist in the …

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Jun 27

Necessary Blackness Ep 88: Interview with Mr. Dan Moore Sr. of the Apex Museum

Necessary Blackness Podcast interviews Mr. Dan Moore Sr the founder of the Apex Museum. We spoke about the historical importance of the Museum and its cultural significance. We also discussed Reparation and the true meaning of liberation as it pertains to Black America.   For More Information on the Apex Museum: https://www.apexmuseum.org/ Podcast: Play in …

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Apr 24

Necessary Blackness Ep: 85 Princess Asie Ocansey of Ada, Ghana Talks Royal Return, Reparations and #ADOS

  Rahiem Shabazz sits down one-on-one with the Princess Asie Ocansey of Ada, Ghana to talk about her first visit to Cape Coast – Ghana, inside the slave dungeons at the “door of no return” as a young child. The Ghanaian Princess also discusses the late legendary Grammy and Oscar Winning Superstar, Issac Hayes and …

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Apr 17

Necessary Blackness Ep: 84 – Po Righteous Teacher Talks Childhood Trauma, PTS and Invisible Scars

  In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast we speak with @porighteousteacher about Childhood Trauma, PTS, and Invisible Scars. Pr Righteous Teacher is an award winning, highly credible educator and school leader with special interest in turning around low performing schools in impoverished communities. Teach for America (TFA) Alum and graduate of Harvard’s Graduate School …

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Mar 18

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep: 82 – Trap History w/ @ARSHAW23

The half-time syncopated rhythms of trap music invaded our eardrums since the late 90’s to the delight of true hip-hop fans. Necessary Blackness Podcast talks with @ARSHAW23 about the stuttering kick drum, the dark ambiance sound, and lyrical content, as well as it’s international appeal. We also spoke about his forthcoming book, “The Birth of …

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