ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleTribute to William "Bunny Rugs" Clarke; Special guests are Michael Hamlin and Motion
Broadcast Date2014-02-23
Record Date2014-02-23
SummaryMusical tribute to Jamaica-born William "Bunny Rugs" Clarke, who joined the ancestors on February 2, 2014. Clarke was lead singer of reggae band Third World, whose most popular recording was the 1978 hit "Now That We've Found Love", written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff and originally recorded by The O'Jays. African Liberation Month continues with Michael Hamlin, author of 'A Black Revolutionary's Life in Labor: Black Workers Power in Detroit'. The film 'Finally Got the News' features Detroit's Black labor movement. *film contains adult language* Richmond interviews Motion, a Toronto based emcee/poet and playwright. Her award-winning play Aneemah's Spot was featured at Summerworks and appears in the 2014 TD Then & Now Festival. Motion's poetry is published in her two collections - Motion in Poetry and 40 Dayz (Women's Press)- and was featured in Give Voice (Playwrights Canada), The Great Black North (Frontenac), and In the Black: New African Canadian Literature (Insomniac). Visit Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.