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Columbia’s Anti-Black History (feat. Rosalyn Huff & Colby King)

Rosalyn Huff and Colby King -- board members of Columbia University's Black Students Organizations -- talk about their recent report about the University's long history of anti-black violence and policing.

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Radical Black Music (feat. Marc Hannaford)

Marc Hannaford -- a musician, PhD candidate in music theory, and course instructor at Columbia University -- joins me for a wide-ranging conversation centered around radical Black music and musicians.

Student protesters, including former Columbia student and Student Afro-American Society (S.A.S.) leader Raymond Brown (second from left). Photo: Richard Howard/From the Collection of Paul Cronin.

Black Students and Liberation (feat. Professor Stefan Bradley)

Professor Stefan Bradley, author of "Upending the Ivory Tower: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League" joins me to talk about Black students' role in liberation movements and the importance of their contributions throughout history.

A photo from a past Israeli Apartheid Week (the first week of April) on Columbia's campus, organized by CSJP.

Columbia University Divest (feat. Naye Idriss & Sophie Edelhart)

Naye and Sophie, organizers with Columbia University Students for Justice in Palestine, join me to discuss their activism, Palestinian liberation, and demands for Columbia's divestment from Israeli Apartheid.

Basquiat’s Defacement (feat. Chaedria LaBouvier)

Chaedria LaBouvier, a scholar and curator, joins me to talk about Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1983 "Defacement" piece, his career, and his identity.

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State of our Schools (feat. Educator Jose Vilson)

Jose Vilson, a New York City-based educator, writer, blogger, and activist joins the show to talk about education, schooling, culturally-relevant pedagogy, and much more.

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The School-to-Prison Pipeline (feat. Harold Jordan of the ACLU)

Harold Jordan, an advocate at the ACLU of Pennsylvania, joined the podcast to talk about punishment in American schools and the school to prison pipeline.

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On Serena Williams’ Identity in Tennis

Today, I talk about Serena Williams. How does her identity as a black woman contradict the sport she excels at?

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The Black Role in Literature (feat. Writer Camryn Garrett)

Camryn Garrett -- a teenage author, filmmaker, and creator -- joined me to talk about the way Black people participate and are portrayed in modern literature and writing.

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#NoDakotaAccessPipeline (feat. Activist Nolan Hack)

I talk with Nolan Hack, a Black activist. Nolan and I discuss why Native Americans are staunchly opposing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. He explains why efforts to protect Native land and lives are so important today.