History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 73 - Vanessa Wills on Africana Marxism

HAP 73 - Vanessa Wills on Africana Marxism

April 4, 2021

Vanessa Wills speaks  to us about Marx and his Africana legacy, with a special focus on black women Marxists.

HAP 72 - In A Class of Their Own - Early African American Socialism

HAP 72 - In A Class of Their Own - Early African American Socialism

March 21, 2021

Around the time of World War One, Hubert Harrison, A. Philip Randolph, and other black socialists argue that racial oppression is caused by capitalism.

HAP 71 - In Blyden’s Wake - West African Intellectuals of the Early Twentieth Century

HAP 71 - In Blyden’s Wake - West African Intellectuals of the Early Twentieth Century

March 7, 2021

West African intellectuals like J.E. Casely-Hayford and Mojola Agbebi build upon Edward Blyden’s ideas at the dawn of the twentieth century.

HAP 70 - Tommy Curry on the Early 20th Century

HAP 70 - Tommy Curry on the Early 20th Century

February 21, 2021

We chat with Tommy Curry about African-American thought between the turn of the century and the Harlem Renaissance.

HAP 69 - The Best We Have - The American Negro Academy

HAP 69 - The Best We Have - The American Negro Academy

February 7, 2021

The ANA unites leading African American scholars of the early 20th century, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, William Ferris, Archibald Grimké, and Kelly Miller.

HAP 68 - The Problem of the Color Line - Introducing the Twentieth Century

HAP 68 - The Problem of the Color Line - Introducing the Twentieth Century

January 24, 2021

By exploring the work and activities of W.E.B. Du Bois around the turn of the twentieth century, we introduce some of the themes of our coverage of that century.

HAP 67 - Chike Jeffers on Slavery and Diasporic Philosophy

HAP 67 - Chike Jeffers on Slavery and Diasporic Philosophy

January 10, 2021

Co-host Chike joins Peter to look back at series 2 and ahead to series 3.

HAP 66 - Lifting the Veil - Introducing W.E.B. Du Bois

HAP 66 - Lifting the Veil - Introducing W.E.B. Du Bois

December 27, 2020

W.E.B. Du Bois emerges as a historian, sociologist, and innovative philosophical thinker in the 1890s, and introduces his famous idea of "double consciousness."

HAP 65 - Separate Fingers, One Hand - Booker T. Washington

HAP 65 - Separate Fingers, One Hand - Booker T. Washington

December 13, 2020

Was Booker T. Washington’s “accomodationist” approach to race relations a failure to stand up to injustice or a cunning strategy for incremental change?

HAP 64 - God is a Negro - Henry McNeal Turner

HAP 64 - God is a Negro - Henry McNeal Turner

November 29, 2020

A late 19th-century churchman tries to explain how slavery fit into God’s plan, and decide whether the future for African-Americans lies in Africa or America.

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