social activism

Dr. Tommie Smith, part 1 (Ep. 33, 2023)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents the beginning of a conversation with Dr. Tommie Smith, 1968 Summer Olympics track and field gold medalist, Civil Rights activist, and co–author of Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist For Justice,¬†discussing Smith’s athletic, academic and activist career.

Music and Activism with Jonathan “Chaka” Mahone

Jonathan “Chaka” Mahone from the Austin hip-hop duo Riders Against the Storm talks about how his experience as a Black musician in the Austin music community led him to create the DAWA Fund and the Black Live Music Fund. He also explains why his music is the reason he is able to continue to serve the community he loves.

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Black Live Music Fund

To Support the Black Live Music Fund

Black Live Music Fund – “Thankful” Live Stream Event February 19th

Riders Against the Storm

Chaka’s Speech — It’s time for a Black Live Music Fund¬†

Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee (Ep. 01, 2016)

In Black America presents a conversation with the late actors and social activists Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, recorded after the 1998 publication of their dual autobiography, “With Ossie and Ruby: Together In This Life.”