Archives for October 2009

October Interview: Dr. Kwabena Nketia pt. 2

Published on 15 Oct 2009 at 11:52 pm. Comments Off on October Interview: Dr. Kwabena Nketia pt. 2.
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Celebrating our 4th year of Blackademics.org interviews, we’re kicking things off with an exclusive 2-part interview with world-renown ethnomusicologist and emeritus professor, Dr. JH Kwabena Nketia. This is part 2 of that installment. Enjoy!

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Welcome Freedom Prep Students!!!

Published on 13 Oct 2009 at 3:14 pm. 35 Comments.
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Welcome, Freedom Prep Students.  This is a place where students from the Ole Miss Cohort, Rhodes Cohort, Syracuse Cohort and the Valley Cohort will be able to discuss multiple issues related to Liberation Arts.  Posting will begin soon.  Some of the first things that we will do will be posting questions.  I will keep you […]

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Racial Politics and Represenation in, THE BEAST

Published on 4 Oct 2009 at 1:24 pm. 12 Comments.
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Wei: So what’s up with The Beast? Me: Yo the music is amazing I can’t wait ’till you to hear it! Wei: Yeah, me too. So live instrumentation, huuh? Me: Yes – piano, bass, drums and me on vocals. Wei: Word, word.. so where they at? Me: Right over there setting up (point to the […]

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