Talib Kweli

August 21, 2011

Talib Kweli, one half of the amazing former rap group Black Star with Mos Def, now with a thriving solo career of his own, was once accosted and detained by the FBI at an airport just for listsening to a Stokeley Carmichael speech. In his own home. A speech from 40 years ago. He shares this experience and others in “The Black Power Mixtape”.

Fear of a Black Planet. (cc)-Public Enemy

 

Stokely Carmichael

August 19, 2011

Some people say he is the father and originator of non-passive activism. Come to our screening and see him in action and find out if you agree. One thing that is definite, he was one one of the strongest, most intelligent brothers ever born. Read about him here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stokely_Carmichael