Africa Now January 21, 2015 Freedom and African World Solidarity

Topic and Guest: The theory and Practice of Freedom in the Context of African World Solidarity with Dr. Greg Carr.  Freedom – a concept that seems to be multiple and complex in meaning – is a notion that is present in every corner of the world.  In every society and culture, some idea of freedom is the corner stone of social constructs of human interaction.  The idea of freedom – and the various attempts to obtain a measure of it on each level of human existence – this is physical, mental and spiritual – is identifiable in the historical continuum of Africa and people of African

Featured: Dr. Greg Carr is Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University.  A teacher/scholar with academic specialties in Africana Studies normative theory, Africana intellectual history, classical African history and historiography and African-American nationalism.  Dr. Carr has been a guest on a number media programs, including The New York Times, Le Monde, USA Today, MSNBC, National Public Radio, WHUR, WHUT and CNN, as well as a range of local radio, television and internet media outlets around the globe. 

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