We begin the first of a Series of conversations on the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024)with guests:
- Dòwòti Désir Activist and founder of DDPA Watch Group
- Alice Backer, radio host @ Legacy of 1804 and founder of AfroCROWD and
- Amilcar Priestly, director of the AfroLatin@® Project.
With AfrobeatRadio usual suspects Tyrene Wright, Delphine, Serusha Govender & Wuyi Jacobs. Co-produced by Dòwòti Désir.
Podcasts for Saturday Feb 28, 2015 Segments:
Podcast: BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AND AFRICA, THE MAKING OF A PAN AFRICANIST. The radio panel's discussion of Tyrene Wright’s new book of the same title.
Podcast: RACE, PLACE AND LAND IN SOUTH AFRICA & UPDATES ON BOKO HARAM AND NIGERIA’S ELECTIONS. With Award winning journalists Serusha Govender from Johannesburg and Nigerian Journalist Frankie Edozien (NYU) provides updates and analysis on the South Africa’s Parliament brouhaha and the country’s New Land Policy, and discusses Nigeria’s rescheduled 2015 general elections, and the latest reports of French citizens captured in Cameroon while fighting for Boko Haram amongst other matters.