ONAMOVE! with Ramona Africa, Russell Shoatz III and The Cornel West Theory

What’s the Call? Free them All
Long Live the Movement to Free All Our Political Prisoners!!!

Long Live the Struggle for Liberation! for Justice!

REBELutionary Love…

* Pictured: Osage Ave today, 30 years after the MOVE organization and family were bombed there by Philadelphia police May 13, 1985

In this edition of iMiXWHATiLiKE! we were joined by Ramona Africa of MOVE, Russell Shoatz III and The Cornel West Theory for a discussion of the 30th anniversary of the bombing of MOVE, the political imprisonment of Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz, and the music that accompanies such struggle.


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CFP: Race, Religion, Culture and Education in the Caribbean

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Proposed book: Race, Religion, Culture and Education in the Caribbean

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for chapters in a forthcoming book titled Race, Religion, Culture and Education in the Caribbean.

The proposed book will focus on the relationship between race, religion, culture and education in the Anglophone Caribbean. It will investigate the crossroads between ethnic diversity (anthropology) and teaching and learning in the region. The edited volume will seek to address the following questions: How, why and where do various ethnic groups learn, perform and behave differently? How is schooling organized in various ethnic-based educational institutions? How are dissimilar cultures transmitted covertly and overtly in schools? What insights can anthropology give into practical problems encountered in teaching and learning? The book will also explore several educational and anthropological theories that provide lenses for understanding the intersection between sociology, cultural studies and education.

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Roundtable: Anti-Haitianism in the Dominican Republic

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Roundtable: Anti-Haitianism in the Dominican Republic

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 2-5 pm

Florida International University, MARC Pavilion (2nd floor of the MARC Building), 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, Florida 33199

The Steven J. Green School of Public and International Affairs will be hosting a roundtable discussion on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM in the MARC Pavilion of FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus. Discussants include Dr. Ernesto Sagás, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies Department, Colorado State University; Eduardo Gamarra, advisor to politicians from both Haiti and the Dominican Republic; and Dr. Ediberto Román, Professor, Law, FIU. The roundtable will be moderated by Dr. Frank Mora, Professor, Politics and International Relations and Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center and Dr. Jean Muteba Rahier, Professor, Anthropology and Director, AADS.

Source: http://africana.fiu.edu/events/2015/roundtable-anti-haitianism-in-the-dominican-republic

Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.

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Dr. Ray Winbush Talks The Politics of Marilyn Mosby and Is Harassed by Police

Justice for Freddie Gray!!!
Drop the Charges against the Protestors!!!

After a brief discussion about the aftermath of Freddie Gray‘s killing, the role of prosecutor Marilyn Mosby and the state of protest politics, Dr. Ray Winbush is (relatively) lightly harassed by police while trying to document and witness the arrest of protester Kwame Rose.

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When the Rastaman Speaks: Climate Change and Food Security

Yes, RASTA!!!
It’s time WE elevate the Conversation globally on these issues & make the connections to racism, gentrification, displacement, violence, WAR, mass incarceration, POVERTY, etc..

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Dizzanne Bill interviews Carus John-Bejai, who, she writes, “is breaking the mold.” She adds that “At 23, this rastaman is flying through a PhD at the University of Nottingham, hoping to shed critical insight for Trinidad’s farmers in a changing climate.” See excerpts of her article and interview of John-Bejai, who comments on climate change and how it affects food security, among other issues:

Climate change threatens to impede upon any progress made in the eradication of hunger by decades and the global food system is not ready to handle this challenge. Carus’ dream is to be a plant breeder for tropical crops, and his passion is evident in the interview below. Given that climate change is already having severe impacts on the what, when, and how much of our consumption, it is particularly inspiring to see young Caribbean people standing ready as the technical minds behind solution-oriented approaches to…

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