The U Panic’d crew gathers at the table for the great ‘Art vs Artist’ debate, and the Artist’s role in our society.
We pick right up from last weeks discussion on Reparations and the ADOS Movement, with our special guest Dre.
Last weekend was the annual AFROPUNK Festival in Brooklyn with over 70,000 in attendance. A place of Black art and activism, but as the festival grew, more and more people are stating, “Afropunk sold out for white consumption”. This episode we will examine the validity of this statement.
Previous guest from the Black Panther Analysis episode, Mo, returns to “Speak His Speech” on “Blacks in Higher Education”.
Special Guest: Mo (Previously Featured on Black Panther Analysis Below)
Our guests B, from the Urban Collective Podcast & Omar sat with us to discuss the college enrollment process on episode 46. We also discussed the the low percentage of African Americans in top ranking colleges and universities. How can we ensure that the majority of scholarships and enrollment slots designated for descendants of Black people that have suffered from institutional racism in this country for generations remain with them? Should first and second-generation Black students of Caribbean and African descent be labeled “African American” or “Black” by these colleges and universities? And should there be a clear distinction between African Americans and Black people of the African Diaspora in regards to college enrollment?
Special Guest: Omar, and B from The Urban Collective Show
In Ep 45, the hosts test their alleged implicit biases, and what testing designed to recognize racial inequality in pop culture looks like.
The real and the fake of Charlamagne, and the bookends of rape culture are discussed in Episode 43.
Special Guest: Jazz
Episode 42 features the award winning multimedia specialist, Via Perkins, who touches on her racial journey explored through her work. Also, asking for a friend: Does modern media fall short on its mission to inflict social change?
Filmmaker, actor and director Ralph Celestin stopped by to discuss his new film, Boston 2 Philly, a love story that focuses on the lives of two people that meet and fall in love. But are they in love, or looking for escapes from their own traumas?
Special Guest: Ralph A. Celestin