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Listening Tree Narrative (LT) December 12, 2020 EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA, “APPEAL TO THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS”, 1936

n a word, it is international morality that is at stake. Have the signatures appended to a Treaty value only in so far as the signatory Powers have a personal, direct and immediate interest involved?

General (LT) Listening Tree November 29, 2020 The Banana Republic of Great Britain is the home of corruption

There is something darkly comical about the nation turning itself into the very definition of the Banana republic: ‘a small country, that is poor, corrupt, and badly ruled’.

General (LT) Listening Tree November 29, 2020 Reports won’t rescue you from racism – they might do the opposite

These bunch of charlatans have turned the tokenistic gestures of the race relations industry into full-on acts of gaslighting.

General (LT) Listening Tree November 19, 2020 Interview: Paul Gilroy: ‘I don’t think we can afford the luxury of pessimism’

Demographically, the Caribbean population has shrunk and the dominant Black settler populations in Britain now are African people from different places, who arrived here under different conditions. Some, not all, arrived as refugees, some as middle-class people with more access to capital. So that generates a very different Blackness.

Listening Tree Video (LT) November 19, 2020 DAVE PERFORMING AT THE BRITS 2020

The truth is our Prime Minister is a real racist
They say, “You should be grateful we’re the least racist”
I say the least racist is still racist
And if somebody hasn’t said it
Equality is a right, it doesn’t deserve credit

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) November 14, 2020 ANATOMY OF A LYNCHING by ROBERT REID-PHARR

We forget at our peril, however, that the American tradition of lynching is both productive and modern.

Audio (LT) Listening Tree November 14, 2020 Archives and Icons: James Baldwin and the Practice of Celebrity by Robert Reid-Pharr

Robert Reid-Pharr delivered the 2019 James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture, on the topic, “Archives and Icons: James Baldwin and the Practice of Celebrity,” on October 29, 2019, cosponsored by the Department of African American Studies.

Audio (LT) Listening Tree November 14, 2020 PAUL GILROY IN CONVERSATION WITH GEORGE THE POET

Paul Gilroy is joined by George the Poet, for a conversation on poetry, podcasting and storytelling; looking at how hybridity and sociological thought have impacted George’s process of intuition and priorities in advocating for his community.

Audio (LT) Listening Tree November 14, 2020 PAUL GILROY IN CONVERSATION WITH DIRECTOR STEVE MCQUEEN

Award-winning filmmaker, Steve McQueen, joins Paul Gilroy for a conversation on the motivation for his Small Axe film series.

Audio (LT) Listening Tree November 14, 2020 PAUL GILROY IN CONVERSATION WITH COURTENAY GRIFFITHS, QC

Paul Gilroy is joined by Courtenay Griffiths QC, distinguished criminal defence advocate with 40 years of experience, for a conversation on racism within the criminal justice system and its disproportionate effect on Black people.

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