ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleWilliam W. Sales, Jr.; El Jones; Musical salute to Milt Jackson; Music by John Legend and Common, Ledisi and more!
Broadcast Date2015-03-01
Record Date2015-03-01
SummaryWilliam W. Sales, Jr., author of From Civil Rights To Black Liberation: Malcolm X and the Organization of Afro-American Unity. This year we commemorate 50 years after the assassination of Malcolm and his 90th birthday. Poet laureate, teacher and spoken word activist El Jones returns to discuss The 87th Academy Awards, known as The Oscars. Musical salute to vibraphonist Milt Jackson (January 1, 1923 - October 9, 1999), who Malcolm mentions several times in his autobiography. The music of Common & John Legend, Ledisi, Mahalia Jackson, Jimmy Cliff, The Slickers, Sam Cooke, and Harry Belafonte. Visit Norman's blog. Norman O. Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.