For today’s show, Thursday host Allen Ruff is in conversation with historian Peniel Joseph about his new book, The Sword and the Shield, on the revolutionary lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black liberation struggle they both influenced. Peniel Joseph is a professor of public affairs at the Lyndon B. […]
“Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement.” A collection of eleven pivotal songs that inspired and sustained the movement, interpreted by singer Chris Vallillo. Chris joins Brian Standing on The 8 O’Clock Buzz, by phone.
From Marks, Mississippi to Madison Carolyn Stanford-Taylor is a long-time educator — she was with the Madison Metropolitan School District for 21 years (10 years as a middle school teacher and 11 years as a Principal), and has been Assistant State Superintendent with the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction for the past 15 years. The […]
Michael Edmonds wants us to remember the Freedom Summer of more than 40 years ago. Not as the narrative of a few charismatic leaders, but as the blood, sweat and tears of thousands of volunteers from all across the country.
What impact did Rosa Parks have on black womanhood? Find out on this special Pledge Drive edition of A Public Affair!
Jazz Musician Bobby Watson teams up with spoken word artist Glenn North to pay tribute to Martin Luther King and the forgotten message of the March on Washington.