Dr Yaba A. Blay discusses colorism and black Identity within the context of global white supremacy in her lecture, “Whiteness and the Color Line…” Watch the other Temple University lectures here. The lectures included conversations on representation vs. self-determination, capitalism, neoliberalism and marxism, blackness and philosophy, social activism and social transformation, and Black Philadelphia.
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This film addresses the historical, social, political, media and religious contexts of black masculinity and black male sexuality in Africa and America. A panel, including Marc Lamont Hill, Esther Armah, Cleo Manago, Rev. Al Sharpton, Bishop John Selders, and Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis, also contribute to the discussion of sexuality in the African Diaspora. This […]
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Professor of Sociology, African American Studies and Library and Information Science, Abdul Alkalimat, has recorded several lectures about theory in black studies. The five lectures are available at the eblack studies website. In his lectures, Alkalimat discusses ideology, methodology, history, tradition and debate. So far, I have seen only the tradition lecture in which he […]
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Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, who is the Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations, chair of the Department of Sociology, and the director of the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, is best known as the host of the PBS series The History Detectives. But Zuberi will focusing his energy on his upcoming documentary, “Africa and the […]
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