History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 53 - Pilgrim’s Progress - Alexander Crummell

HAP 53 - Pilgrim’s Progress - Alexander Crummell

May 24, 2020

Alexander Crummell moves from pan-Africanism to reform of African American culture, identifying progressive “civilization” as a means of liberation.

HAP 52 - Great White North - Emigration to Canada

HAP 52 - Great White North - Emigration to Canada

May 10, 2020

Mary Ann Shadd and Samuel Ringgold Ward reflect on what Canada can offer African Americans, differing on the problem of racism.

HAP 51 - I Read Men and Nations - Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper

HAP 51 - I Read Men and Nations - Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper

April 26, 2020

The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression.

HAP 50 - Nation Within a Nation - Martin Delany

HAP 50 - Nation Within a Nation - Martin Delany

April 12, 2020

He is called a “father of black nationalism,” but Martin Delany also promoted integration in American society. Can the apparent tension be resolved?

HAP 49 - Let Your Motto Be Resistance - Henry Highland Garnet

HAP 49 - Let Your Motto Be Resistance - Henry Highland Garnet

March 29, 2020

Henry Highland Garnet encourages, or actually demands, that enslaved Americans throw off their chains and debates Douglass over how best to resist slavery.

HAP 48 - Happy Holidays - Two Speeches by Frederick Douglass

HAP 48 - Happy Holidays - Two Speeches by Frederick Douglass

March 15, 2020

In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence.

HAP 47 - Written by Himself - the Life of Frederick Douglass

HAP 47 - Written by Himself - the Life of Frederick Douglass

March 1, 2020

Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought.

HAP 46 - Melvin Rogers on 19th Century Political Thought

HAP 46 - Melvin Rogers on 19th Century Political Thought

February 16, 2020

Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton.

HAP 45 - Unnatural Causes - Hosea Easton’s Treatise

HAP 45 - Unnatural Causes - Hosea Easton’s Treatise

February 2, 2020

Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism.

HAP 44 - Religion and Pure Principles - Maria W. Stewart

HAP 44 - Religion and Pure Principles - Maria W. Stewart

January 19, 2020

Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice.