September 5, 2021
Zora Neale Hurston’s interest in Africana folklore feeds into her great novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.
July 25, 2021
Pioneering historian Carter G. Woodson argues for a new approach to education and economic uplift.
July 11, 2021
From the latter half of the nineteenth century to the 1970s, African Americans only rarely obtain jobs as philosophy professors but bring distinctive perspectives to the profession.
June 27, 2021
Leonard Harris explains how Locke's value theory was the basis for his aesthetics and theories of democracy and race.
June 13, 2021
The aesthetics of Alain Locke and its basis in his theory of value judgments.
May 30, 2021
The artistic flowering of the 1920s known as the Harlem Renaissance raises important questions about identity and the purpose of art.
May 16, 2021
An interview with Michael Dawson, who explains Marcus Garvey's black nationalism and how this and other political ideologies, like socialism and liberalism, have fared from the time of Garvey down to the present day.
May 2, 2021
Marcus Garvey’s two wives, Amy Ashwood Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, establish themselves as activists in their own right and bring feminism into the Pan-African movement.
April 18, 2021
Marcus Garvey leads a powerful movement, inspires racial pride, and feuds with other thinkers like Du Bois.
April 4, 2021
Vanessa Wills speaks to us about Marx and his Africana legacy, with a special focus on black women Marxists.