European racism

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 February 5, 2022 Samora Machel Documentary (1983)

A revealing documentary compilation from historic footage shot by the National Institute of Cinema in Mozambique which looks at the rehabilitation of former colonial government collaborators by the government of Samora Machel (former president of Mozambique).

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.

Audio (LT) Listening Tree January 27, 2022 HUEY P. NEWTON INTERVIEW (UNDER DETENTION FOR CRIMINAL CHARGES) IN MARCH 1968

Reporters from the national and international news media talk with Mr. Newton, leader of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, about his personal and political philosophy. Also interviewed is the Black Panther Party attorney Charles R. Garry, Newton’s sister and Newton’s fianc_e, unnamed for their personal safety. Recorded March 7, 1968 in a detention cell at the Alameda County Courthouse.

Listening Tree Video (LT) January 27, 2022 STOKELY CARMICHAEL AT HOWARD UNIVERSITY, USA (1972)

During a lecture to students at Howard University, Stokely Carmichael speaks about the movement of black people toward unity with a clear, common ideology based on science. He stresses black people must put theory into practice – organize and take action. He speaks about the differences between revolutionary and reform movements; Pan-Africanism; the All African People’s Revolutionary Party; scientific socialism; nkrumahism; capitalism; and imperialism.

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