Africa Now February 12, 2014 Gerald Horne on Media and Africa

Topic and Guest: Professor Gerald Horne’s Analysis on the U.S. Media Representation of Issues in Africa. Played portion of a speech entitled “From Mali to Congo: What the Mainstream Media Won’t Tell You about Africa” by historian Dr. Gerald Horne.  In the talk Gerald Horne discusses what is said and not said about Africa by the mainstream media.  Professor Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston.  Professor Horne has written over thirty books and over one hundred scholarly articles and reviews. Originally broadcast on WPFW.

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