Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Interview with "There is No Spoon" blog on Malcolm X with Dumi Lewis, Zaheer Ali, Fouad Perez, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, and Fatima Ashraf

I was invited by the good people at "There Is No Spoon: Cliff Notes for the World Now" blog to join in on this historic conversation about something that has turned out to be my quarter life's work (podcast is located at the end of this post, or click on the podcast hyperlink to be re-directed to the post on TINS blog):

Podcast Episode 5: Malcolm X and Hero Worship

On this episode of There is No Spoon we discuss the legacy of Malcolm X. X has become an icon of human rights activism, Pan-Africanism and Islam. Panelists Dumi L'Heureux Lewis (City College of New York), Fatima Ashraf (Community Activist), Fouad Pervez (Georgetown University), Ibrahim Abdul-Matin (Author of Green Deen),Mayatha Alhassen (University of Southern California) and Zaheer Ali(Columbia University) discuss the recent publication of Manning Marable's "Malcolm X: A Life of Re-Invention" and its influence on X's legacy.

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