PODCAST: Millions March NYC / Garifuna Culture in the Diaspora

This is the podcast of the Special program on AfrobeatRadio program of Saturday Dec 13, 2014 on WBAI 99.5 FM NYC. The program features the coverage of the rally and "Millions March" in New York City from the Washington Square Park and Union Square to the 1 Police Plaza.

The program also featured AfrobeatRadio’s music producer Akenataa Hammagaadji host of the First World Music program on WVKR 91.3 FM (which runs every Sunday from 9PM to Midnight) in a conversation on aspects of Garifuna culture in the Diaspora with Teofilo Colon Jr, a Garifuna photographer and publisher of BeingGarifuna.Com. The Garifuna discussion will continue on Jan 3, 2015 when a full program on the Garifuna history and Diaspora culture will be covered with additional interesting guests. 

Reporting live from the 'Million March' were WBAI's:

  • Linda Perry
  • Mario A. Murillo (WBAI IPD)
  • Mimi Rosenberg, and
  • Christina Thornton 

Studio hosts:

  • Imhotep Gary Byrd (GBE)
  • Wuyi Jacobs (AfrobeatRadio)


Image by Teofilo Colon Jr Photography

Image by Teofilo Colon Jr Photography