Walter Rodney: Pan Africanist/Internationalist
Broadcast Time: Monday, June 13, 2005, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Eastern Time
This three hour special features rare recordings of Walter Rodney, political activist and author of How Europe Underdeveloped Africa and History of the Guyanese Working People, speaking on Malcolm X and the African American liberation struggle, Africa’s quest for economic and political liberation, the social and economic crisis in the Caribbean, Marxism as a Third World ideology, race and class in Guyanese politics, Peoples Temple/Jonestown, and organizing for a new tomorrow. With commentary from Patricia Rodney, Elombe Brath, Eusi Kwayana, Don Rojas, and numerous others, we will trace Rodney’s life and development as African and Caribbean scholar, revolutionary freedom fighter and political leader until his assassination on June 13, 1980. We will also examine Rodney’s legacy for the 21st century.
Please tune in over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM in the New York tri-state area or www.wbai.org on the internet, Monday, June 13, 2005, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Eastern Time.
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