Topic and Guests: Africa Now! begins the month long series “African Liberation Month”: a focus on liberation and liberation movements throughout the African World, to commemorate African Liberation Day on May 25. The “African Liberation Month” focus commences with the series "Black Left in the 21st Century" that highlights analyses by Black intellectuals and organizers from Generation X (born early 60s-early 80s and early 80s-2000) on the current state and future direction of the Black Left in the United States.
Featured in the May 7, 2014 Africa Now! is the panel discussion entitled “Black Left in the 21st Century: Where Do We Go From Here?” which occurred on Sunday, April 27 at Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe. The panelists were: Ms. Shekinah Hockenhill of Students to Protect our Own Knowledge at Howard University; and Mr. Devon Love of Leaders for A Beautiful Struggle. The moderator was Mr. Benjamin J. Woods, Howard University Doctoral Student (Political Science), and community organizer/activist and key organizer of the discussion. Originally broadcast on WPFW 89.3FM, Washington, DC. Tune into Africa Now! live on WPFW 89.3 FM in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area or visit www.wpfwfm.org on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:00PM (Eastern).
The full panel discussion “Black Left in the 21st Century: Where Do We Go From Here?” is below the show.