ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleTribute to Roy Hamilton | Report on Labor Struggles in Trinidad and Tobago
Broadcast Date2011-07-31
Record Date2011-07-31
SummaryProducer/Host Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali pays tribute to Roy Hamilton (April 16, 1929 - July 20, 1969) an African born in America, who achieved major success on the U.S. R&B and pop charts in the 1950s and 1960s. He is best known for his hits: "Don't Let Go"' "You'll Never Walk Alone", "Unchained Melody" and "You Can Have Her". It is not commonly known that he sided with the oppressed and was a member of the Nation of Islam. Senator David Abdullah discusses the current labor strife in Trinidad and Tobago. Jalali continues his interview with Abdullah Abdur-Razzaq aka James 67X Shabazz, Malcolm X's aide. Abdur-Razzaq discusses Manning Marable's book, Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention.