AUDIO: Zora Neale Hurston’s Story of the Last Slave Ship Survivor – SoundCloud

With Cheryl Sterling, Deborah Plant, Glory Edim, and Sylviane Diouf:

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BLOGROLL/AUDIO: Kelley on Finding Ways to be One: The making of Cedric J. Robinson’s radical Black politics

Robin D. G. Kelley on Black Marxism:

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AUDIO: Flory, Regent, and Chivallon on Enslaved Resistance and Revolt

Céline Flory, Frédéric Regent, and Christine Chivallon discuss slave revolts and resistance with Emmanuel Laurentin.

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AUDIO: Fuentes on Colonial Port Cities and Slavery | Ben Franklin’s World

Marisa Fuentes discusses Barbados, port cities, and slavery with Liz Covart on the podcast Ben Franklin’s World:

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AUDIO: LeFlouria on How the convict labor of Black women built the new South

Historian Talitha LeFlouria examines the incarcerated labor of Black women in Reconstruction-era Georgia – work that rebuilt the South’s infrastructure and industrial economy under brutal conditions, enabled by the social language and legal mechanisms around Black lives that persist in America’s modern mass incarceration complex.

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AUDIO: Still Processing: ‘Confederate,’ ‘Detroit’ and Who Owns Stories About Blackness – The New York Times

Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris discuss the proposed HBO drama Confederate and more on ‘Still Processing:’

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AUDIO: First Draft 8.18 | BackStory 

On this week’s episode, Brian, Nathan, Joanne and Ed discuss the horrific events that happened in Charlottesville last weekend, and how it fits into American history.

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AUDIO: Never Monument to Hurt You by The Rise of Charm City | @SoundCloud

In the middle of an August night, the City of Baltimore removed four Confederate monuments from parks and public squares. A few people bore witness, and almost everyone in town had an opinion. In this bonus mini-episode, we talk to a few of them, not just about the statues but also about the quiet removal of the city’s African American landmarks and resources.
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