Dancing (& Poetry) in Blackness with Halifu Osumare and Ntozake Shange

While on tour with her new book, “Dancing in Blackness, A Memoir”, Halifu Osumare and Ntozake Shange with her newest publication “Wild Beauty: New and Selected Poems” joined us in studio in what turned out to be an amazing conversation of a lifetime about life, friendship and ideas.

Guests:

Halifu Osumare, scholar and Professor Emerita in the Department of African American and African Studies at University of California, Davis. 

Ntozake Shange, poet, novelist, playwright and cultural activist.

Host: Wuyi Jacobs.

Credits:

INSTITUTE FOR RELIGION, CULTURE & PUBLIC LIFE at COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY with Carol Marie Webster, PhD
ROOSEVELT HOUSE PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE at HUNTER COLLEGE of NEW YORK CITY
Donald Sutton, Global Artist Management, NYC
Shakespeare & Co. Bookseller NYC

HUNTER COLLEGE, the City University of New York
-Department of Women and Gender Studies
-English Department
-Dance Department
-Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program
-Department of Africana & Puerto Rican Studies

Music: 

Pharaoh Sanders: (1) The Creator has a master plan (2) Highlife.

Live broadcast WBAI 99.5 FM, NYC Pacifica Radio / The Positive Mind Studios: May 17, 2018.

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