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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Peniel E. Joseph Assistant Professor State University of New York, Stony Brook->Department of Africana Studies
- Tony Rose Publisher & CEO Amber Communications Group
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