ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleDjango Unchanged Review; Tribute to War
Broadcast Date2013-01-13
Record Date2013-01-13

Abdul Alkalimat discusses the controversial film Django Unchained. Alkalimat is a professor of African American studies and Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of several books, including 'Introduction to Afro-American Studies', 'The African American Experience in Cyberspace', and 'Malcolm X for Beginners', as well as the curator of two websites relating to African-American history, Malcolm X: A Research Site and eBlack Studies.

Discussion on Django Unchained continues with Erin Aubry Kaplan. Aubry Kaplan is a freelance journalist and writer. She is a former staff writer for LA Weekly and currently a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times op-ed section. Aubrey Kaplan is a regular blogger for and author of 'Black Talk, Blue Thoughts and Walking the Color Line: Dispatches from a Black Journalista', a book of essays and journalism published in 2011 by University Press of New England.

Musical salute to the self-contained, eclectic band War. Long Beach, CA based War reached its height of popularity in the 1970s with hit songs "The World Is A Ghetto", "Low Rider", and "Why Can't We Be Friends".

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