Episode 17

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Published on:

10th Oct 2020

Bars for the People

This week we continue our series on the Harlem Renaissance with Langston Hughes. He was a poet, activist, playwright and champion of the everyday people.

Sources:

“Closing Time: Langston Hughes and the Queer Poetics of Harlem Nightlife” by Shane Vogel

https://www.jstor.org/stable/23128793?seq=1 

Book: “The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes” edited by Arnold Rampersad

“The Negro Speaks of Rivers”

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44428/the-negro-speaks-of-rivers 

“A New Song”

https://www.poetrynook.com/poem/new-song-0

Tea Time----------

Artists:

Quetta McCaskill- https://www.instagram.com/sailor_qt_/

Melanie Faye- https://smarturl.it/MelanieFaye


Activist:

Martese Johnson- https://twitter.com/martesejohnson_


News: The court transcripts for Breonna Taylor's trial have been released and Derek Chauvin has posted bail. When seeking justice we must use our loses to help ensure the safety of oppressed peoples in the future. Sometimes it's one step forward three steps back, but we have to keep fighting.

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Vanguard At Dawn
A Beginner's Guide to the Revolution
(Formerly Gurus At Dawn) This podcast delves into the complex ideology of race in America. Step by step the creators and co-hosts, Wren and Allisa, hope to take you on a journey of deeper understanding. We will utilize books, scholarly journals, laws, and similar references to illustrate the depth of white supremacy in American culture. We believe the revolution starts with all of us, and is only just beginning.
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