From Black Power to Hip Hop

Moderated by Tony Rose, a panel of writers discussed the topic, “From Black Power to Hip Hop: The Evolution of Grassroots Political… read more

Moderated by Tony Rose, a panel of writers discussed the topic, “From Black Power to Hip Hop: The Evolution of Grassroots Political Thought.” After more than one hundred years of political engagement, the African American community is at its least cohesive. Topics included the impact, shortcomings, and effectiveness of black political activism. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions.

Herb Boyd wrote, Race and Resistance: African Americans in the 21st Century.

Peniel Joseph wrote, Waiting 'Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America. Yvonne Bynoe wrote, Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership, and Hip Hop Culture and Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture.

This event from the 9th Annual Harlem Book Fair was held at the Schomburg Center’s Langston Hughes Auditorium. close

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  • Joseph, Peniel E. Assistant Professor State University of New York, Stony Brook->Department of Africana Studies
  • Rose, Tony Publisher & CEO Amber Communications Group
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Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 29, 2007

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  • Jul 21, 2007 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 23, 2007 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 29, 2007 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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