ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleDr. Gerald Horne speaks on his 2 new books; Spotlight on Jackie Wilson; Omali Yeshitela on "The Truth About Christmas"
Broadcast Date2011-12-18
Record Date2011-12-18
SummaryThis week's program opens with an excerpt from Chairman Omali Yeshitela on "The Truth About Christmas". Host Norman (Otis) Richmond shines the musical spotlight on Jackie Wilson (June 9, 1934 - January 21,1984). We also talk with Dr. Gerald Horne about his two latest books - "Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii" and "Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. before Emancipation". Dr. Horne will speak at a book release event at A Different Booklist in Toronto on January 14, 2012. We also present Dr. Horne's speech "Revisiting United States History" at Brecht Forum on October 14, 2011.