British racism

Listening Tree Video (LT) April 5, 2022 Malcolm X Talks Meeting Fidel Castro (1960)| Barry Gray Talk Radio

Barry Gray on WMCA New York interviews Malcolm X. Malcolm X discusses his meeting with Fidel Castro in Harlem and systemic injustice on or about September 20, 1960.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) February 27, 2022 James Baldwin – How to Cool it, Esquire interview (1968)

In Esquire’s July 1968 issue, published just after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., the magazine talked to James Baldwin about the state of race relations in the country. We’ve republished the interview in full—and his words are incredibly relevant today.

Read the landmark 1968 Q&A on race in America.

Listening Tree Video (LT) February 27, 2022 13th – documentary by Ava DuVernay

Made available by Netflix (not known how long) this is a don’t miss documentary

Listening Tree Video (LT) February 27, 2022 The Black Cop: a villain, a victim and a hero​ – Bafta 2022 nominated documentary

An account of a Black man who decided to join the Metropolitan Police Force and what happened to him while he was part of that particular organisation

General (LT) Listening Tree February 5, 2022 It Ain’t Half Racist, Mum (1979)

The programme was made in association with the Campaign Against Racism in the Media, which exposes the subtle and explicit racism against black and Asians not only in the popular ‘ comedy’ shows of the time but also of the ‘serious’ current affairs programmes produced by television. Featuring Professor Stuart Hall.

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General (LT) Listening Tree January 28, 2022 Frantz Fanon – Black Skin, White Masks: A University Quick Course

This video is a simple explanation of Frantz Fanon’s book, Black Skin, White Masks.

Listening Tree Video (LT) January 28, 2022 Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: “Europe and the West must also be decolonised” (2019)

Writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has always questioned the literary tradition written in colonial languages, analysing the dynamics and the functioning off colonised societies and their relationship with the colonisers. Thiong’o defends the mother tongue as a weapon against linguistic imperialism, and recommends decolonising minds and the imagination, in Africa and Europe alike. We talk with him on the occasion of the publication in Catalan of his book “La revolució vertical” (Raig Verd, 2019).

Audio (LT) Listening Tree January 28, 2022 MARTIN LUTHER KING’S LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL ALABAMA, USA, READ BY DR KING (1963)

The “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, also known as the “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” and “The Negro Is Your Brother”, is an open letter written on April 16, 1963, by Martin Luther King Jr.

Audio (LT) Listening Tree January 28, 2022 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR’S NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LECTURE IN NORWAY (1964)

Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent campaign against racial segregation, a Prize which he accepted on behalf of the civil rights movement. The Nobel Lecture is a requirement for the Nobel Prize.

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